"We’d been having a sort of tacit conversation about it for a couple years. Then one day, his sister, who already knew, was teasing him about having a crush on a boy at school. And I heard him say: ‘Well, maybe it’s true!’ So I said: ‘Son, we’ve never really talked about this. Are you gay?’ And even though he was 6’4”, he came over to me, curled up in my lap and just sobbed and sobbed. It was one of the most beautiful moments of my life, actually.”
Lacey read this to me this morning and the weight of it didn’t hit me until later. Some days it’s hard to hold on to hope for our future generations. And some days you get stories like this.
This is amazing, but I get the worst anxiety