Alternative

alternative relationships

Bisexuality or Homosexuality

Shepherd HoodwinYour soul has no gender. Each soul has varying percentages of male (focused) and female (creative) energy, but everyone has both male and female energies, and each soul can relate energetically to any other. The soul in this sense is bisexual -- it can take either side in a creative act. This flexibility is the natural state of the universe.

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Accepting Homosexuality

Jesse Davis and her son

With modern science suspecting the causes of same-sex orientation to be genetic, it is time to dispel the myths of choice. Over and over I have heard the same statement from Gays. "Why would anyone want to choose to be Gay on purpose? Who would choose to live outside of society and be so hated?" When people are born a certain way through no choice of their own -- such as race, or looks, or handicaps -- should they be penalized by society? Is that fair?...

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An Ideal Partner: The Search Is On

Perry BrassMillions will be looking for the "love of their lives" until they die. They will look, and never realize that real love might already have found them. Being loved means owning up to the responsibility of being loved, which is -- in the long run -- more difficult than asking for (or looking for) love.

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Realizing Your Intentions

Perry Brass Many men feel that their lives are ones of unrealized intentions. They wanted deeper friendships, but could never work them out, either. They wanted to be more open with their families, but could not even imagine how to do this. The only thing they could imagine were the brutal consequences of being open...

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