…iting this. I came out at about 51, in 2012, and have faced numerous struggles. In spite of it all, I am emerging victoriously, in one piece (mostly), with a loving relationship between myself and all three kids, and a steadily-improving relationship/friendship with my ex-wife, which when we separated, I would never have believed was possible. Life’s a crazy journey, but wha…
John, Congratulations on restoring the family relationships. Thanks for your comment.
The fact that there is so little written about men coming out in midlife is what led to my writing my book, Finally Out. I’ve talked with a lot of men like you and me.
We’re often invisible within the LGBTQ community, and frankly, some of the harshest criticism I’ve received is from our own community. “You have no balls! You used your wife!”
You are definitely not alone.