If you as a parent find it difficult to discuss this issue with him, pray for the ability to be transparent.
Richard Lovelace writes in Homosexuality and the Church, (p.129) "Persons who are compulsively uneasy, fearful, or filled with hatred when relating to persons involved in sexual sin, either homosexual or heterosexual, need a releasing work of the Holy Spirit, freeing their own sexual natures, building in them a sense of security which will permit them to express Christian love while standing firm against impurity." Whereas embarrassment frustrates the healing process, encouragement promotes the healing process.
If your child, usually your daughter is dating a jerk.
This is a time to remember your mission as a parent. He has appeared on over 400 radio and television shows, including If your child, usually your daughter is dating a jerk.
But, remember this is another one of those situations where the axiom holds well. Bradley, Ed D, award-winning author, has counseled adolescents and their parents for over 30 years and currently has a private practice in suburban Philadelphia.
If its truly abusive and you worry about her safety, get to a shrink quickly and let them take on that task. But, remember this is another one of those situations where the axiom holds well.
A father made his position clear with these words, “If I even suspect you are involved in that activity, pack your bags.Express your anger not at your son but at the sin and deception involved in homosexuality.Remember, in most cases he has been fighting this battle alone much longer than you have known about it.Ask open-ended questions—“How long have you been struggling with these feelings? ” Reassure him with the words, “Let’s work on this together.” Temptation of any kind generates intense suffering and the suffering that accompanies homosexual feelings can be debilitating.Hebrews reads, “Because (Christ) himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.” Jesus said, "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." (Matt 5:4) Secondly, display encouragement, not embarrassment! A preoccupation with “what will people say” takes the focus off the issue at hand.