Between the launch of my companies LGBT resource group, where I will be the executive sponsor, and interviewing to join the Board of Directors of a nonprofit LGBT health organization, my life is about to launch into the next phase of this amazing journey. Continue reading
As a closeted man I kept my passions, interests and emotions in check to keep the gay from showing. I hid myself from the world so deeply that I became bland, boring, quiet and very much in pain. Over the 20 years of my marriage, I lost interest in so many things that had once mattered to me: Impressionist art; visiting museums; pottery; design; skiing, and the list goes on. By the end of the marriage I wasn’t passionate about very much. Hiding the man that I am literally was took the life out of me. Continue reading
Balancing a high level job with a lot of pressures and the process of continually becoming more public as a gay man certainly makes for a level of anxiety, fear and an exciting, evolving life.