A couple of years ago I met Stephen Puterbaugh. As an accomplished opera singer and performer, he is better known as Stephen Craig. He and I share similar backgrounds so naturally we have become close friends. Through the years we have grown exponentially as we gained insight into ourselves and the men we were to become.
Last week I read a Facebook post disclosing him personal journey. It’s vulnerable, raw and full of emotions that we all have battled to some degree. With his permission, I’m reposting it here because I KNOW it will help thousands of you as you navigate your own journey. Enjoy
I'm a bit of an emotional wreck today. Headed to the court house in a bit to see a judge about our divorce papers. I HATE the process and I really miss my best friend of 10 years. I wish it wasn't what it is or that she was a b***** so I had a reason to hate her but I can't because she is perfect.
Good morning! My spiritual thought of the year. Find comfort that if God doesn't answer your prayers, it's probably for one of the following reasons...
Thank you for your attempt at saving my soul and marriage with your prayers but despite your efforts, YOUR GOD HAS FAILED YOU!
Caution: I use colorful language and if you are a faithful Mormon you won't like what I have to say.
I've avoided sharing my opinion on social media because most of my sphere of influence is Mormon. Additionally, most people don't care about my opinion (or anybody else's for that matter) when it comes to social, political or religious issues. We all live within our own world and paradigm.
Ive decided to share it on my blog because I have to assume that the only reason you are reading this is because you actually want to know what I think. So... Here it is...
I read an article on HuffingtonPost.com titled, "Study Reveals What Really Happens When Gay Mormon Men Marry Straight Women" and thought It was worth sharing.
After I read the title I thought... 'AH... YA THINK!' Oh course divorce is high among mixed-orientation marriage but I didnt know exactly how high. There are a few other stats that you might find interesting as well. Enjoy...
You can read it below or you can click HERE to read it on the Huff Post site.
I got a questions the other day about my thoughts concerning coming out to his entire church body. Obviously every congregational group is little different so this post might not apply to your situation. But here was my reply...