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Our little boy only wants to play with little girls and act like them. Does this mean he is a homosexual?
When a little boy desires to dress as a little girl and play with little girls and their toys exclusively, it can be very troubling to parents. However, your son is not a homosexual.
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My parents treat me like a child. Why can't they give me more freedom?
Growing up is a painful process—for you and your parents! As you go through this difficult period of adjustment together, it is important to follow the scriptural counsel ...
How do I talk to my son about sex without sounding preachy?
Billy Graham writes, "The key, I believe, will be to let him know that you really love him."
What should we allow our children to watch on TV?
Billy Graham writes, "Images they see now will be with them the rest of their lives, molding their characters—for good or for ill."
Will you please pray that my daughter will stop drinking?
Billy Graham writes, "Do what you can to get your daughter to face her alcoholism. But more than that, urge her to turn to Christ and give her life to Him."
I'm not a good person, and I'm not worthy of going to heaven. What can I do?
Billy Graham writes, "Would it surprise you if I told you that no one—not a single person—is worthy of going to heaven?"
My wife is always getting after me because she says I work too much. I do put in 12 hours or so a day...What should i do?
Billy Graham writes, "I hope you will think carefully about what you're doing—and why. ... The most important thing you have to give your wife and children is your love."
What can we say to our daughter to stop her from marrying her selfish boyfriend?
Billy Graham writes, "If you are honestly convinced that she's about to make a serious mistake, you need to do what you can to help her get past her blindness."
Is it wrong to use our TV as a baby-sitter, to keep our children quiet?
Billy Graham writes, "If your television set has turned into a glorified baby-sitter, then you have probably gone too far."
How can I be a better father?
Billy Graham writes, "I commend you for wanting to be a good father; almost nothing else in life is more important for you."
Our daughter and her husband aren't interested in going to church. Do you have any suggestions?
Billy Graham writes, "Before you talk with your daughter and her husband, first talk with God. Ask Him to give you wisdom ..."
Our son has been in and out of alcohol treatment programs since he started drinking in college. But they never did any good, and now we don't even know where he is.
Billy Graham writes, "You may not know where your son is—but God does know, and God cares even more about him than you do."
I'd always looked forward to being a mother, but to be honest, I hate it.
Billy Graham writes, "Our children aren't only hard work; they also are an important responsibility—a responsibility given to us by God."
Our son just came home from his first few weeks at college, and he talks like he's not sure if he believes in God anymore. What can we do?
Billy Graham writes, "The most important things you can do are to pray for your son and then urge him to think carefully about what he is doing."
My ex-husband has custody of our children and tells them the divorce was all my fault. They think he can do no wrong. Do you think I should tell them the truth?
Billy Graham writes, "I urge you not to try to turn your children against their father. Make it your goal instead to let them know you love them."
We have two children, and one is very easy to get along with, while the other is much more difficult. How can we keep from playing favorites?
Billy Graham writes, "Begin by realizing that God gave both of your children to you, and God loves both of them equally."
My children have gone off the deep end—drugs, sex, you name it. What did I do wrong?
Billy Graham writes, "Ultimately your children—not you—are responsible for the bad decisions they have made."
How can we help our children see the real meaning of Christmas, without sounding like we're against all the things that excite them about the holidays?
Billy Graham writes, "The most important thing you can do is to point your children beyond the excitement and the gifts they will receive to something even more exciting: God's gift of His Son for our salvation."
How do you account for the fact that religious people sometimes have the most rebellious kids?
Billy Graham writes, "Faith isn't something we inherit from our parents; we each must make our own decision for Christ."
I didn't grow up in a churchgoing family, but now that I'm married and have children I think I need to get into a church.
Billy Graham writes, "I strongly urge you to find a church, both for your sake and for the sake of your family. Nothing will provide them with a firmer moral and spiritual foundation for life."