Developmental Stages of the Coming Out Process

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Five developmental stages which describe the patterns seen in individuals with predominantly same-sex sexual orientation are described in the paper. The stages are: pre-coming out, coming out, exploration, first relationship, and identity integration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-43
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Homosexuality
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

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