June 11th, 2008 by Admin
Most professionals agree that sexual orientation and gender identity are not things that a person can change.
Though we don’t know exactly what determines gender identity or sexual orientation, we do know that neither can be attributed to any one, easily adjustable, factor.
Various groups claim to be able to change sexual orientation and gender identity through therapy. There is no scientific basis for these claims, and the success rate is very dubious. Often people in such programs emerge feeling bad about themselves, and experience guilt when they are not able to change.
Ultimately, what is much more important than trying to be someone who you aren’t, is learning to like the person who you are!Acceptance Changing Sexual Orientation choice Gay and Lesbian Gender Identity Self Acceptance Sexual Orientation