So, I've know a guy for a few years, now. His dad had a stake calling in our stake. He left and returned from his mission recently and has been moving from place to place. I've caught up with him recently and realized that he was struggling. Now, I am not a mind reader, but I guess the gaydar started kicking in. I had a strong feeling about what he was dealing with.
So, we did decide to meet up and talk. He told me what he was struggling with. It was something that he has been struggling with for a long time. Yep, he has always been attracted to guys. This is why he has been moving around. His family doesn't know how to handle it. He isn't sure what he wants or how to choose, so he has made some choices recently that have taken him away from the Church.
So, he needed a place to stay. But, he also needs a little guidance. He is old enough to make his own decisions, but is still young enough to have a lot of questions. So, I offered him a place to stay. I figured it was a good way to help out someone who is struggling. Plus, it is a good chance to help him out. I don't know how; I don't know where or when. But, it is easier to help out someone when they are close to you.
Now, the question is ... How much do I try to help out or do I let him struggle through making his own decisions?
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