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My 15 year old son has picked up on the latest teen slam-gay.

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My 15 year old son has picked up on the latest teen slam-gay. Everything bad is GAY. It's very much upsetting my husband whose brother (UNCLE TO SON) is in the closet, married, and gay. Tried to explain all of my kids lives to love unconditionally and not to hate people for who they love. I think it's the "in" slang and offensive. My husband is furious! Do I need to talk to my son, or my husband???
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Parenting
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 6 years ago.
Call a family meeting and discuss the use of the word. Yes it is the cool thing to say and it might be difficult for him to stop saying it. Give him some alternate words to say. And if all else fails give him a punishment everytime he says it.
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