What's Working: I was abjectly and repeatedly sexually rejected by my ex-husband, in the most intimate way a person can be rejected. West, D. But toxic masculinity is not a uniquely heterosexual problem, and some straight women are or were married to very toxic gay men. Maybe we suspected. Because we just were not ready to hear something this unbelievable.
For instance, when our spouses are in denial and making a great effort to throw us off the trail, the very air in the home is made of a deception we breathe every day, a deception about who our spouse is on a fundamental level.
Online Dating: Ok, fair enough. Then there is bullying at school, an issue that often causes the social anxiety gay men struggle with.
Instead, I've decided to not only share excerpts from my book about the journey, but to first, provide personal experiences from a sampling of fellow travelers who chose to say "I do" for all the wrong reasons.