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Joe Kort is an author, psychotherapist, and teacher in the Detroit area. His books include 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Improve Their Lives (2003) and 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Find Real Love (2006). His Gay Affirmative Therapy for the Straight Clinician: The Essential Guide is forthcoming in 2007. He not only conducts workshops and retreats for singles and couples, but also provides training to straight clinicians about Gay Affirmative Therapy. He teaches Gay and Lesbian Identity Development and Treatment in Wayne State University's School of Social Work.

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social sciences >> Mixed-Orientation Marriages

Mixed-orientation marriages--those in which one partner is straight and the other is gay or lesbian--often end in divorce, but such an ending is not inevitable.

social sciences >> Sexual Addiction

A compulsive behavior that completely dominates the addict's life, sexual addiction is an intimacy disorder that frequently causes severe stress on the addict and his or her friends and family.

social sciences >> Straight Men Who Have Sex with Men (SMSM)

Straight men who have sex with men do so for a number of reasons, but in general such activity is about physical release and sexual behaviors, not about attraction or desire for another man.

   

 

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