1. Sit them down in a comfortable chair.
  2. Let them know that you’ll still love them and take care of them no matter what, even if you’re gay.
  3. Tell them you are gay.
  4. Have them understand that they don’t have to support it, but that you hope they can accept it.
  5. Explain that your husband is your romantic lover and not your boy best friend.
  6. Say that it’s not a coincidence that you and your “roommate” have the same health insurance plan.
  7. Explain why they go to soccer practice every Thursday from 2-4 PM.

—E. Perez and M. Kuo