Hi Constance's Argument Analysis

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Hi Constance, this appears to be a straw man argument, or an argument to refute an argument not advanced by an opponent. In other words, is the feeling you’ve failed as a parent because you have a gay child really that prevalent in our society? Personally, I don’t know because I don’t have a gay child, but my intuition tells me I would feel disappointed; not for me, but for my child because their life might be more difficult since it’s outside the norm. Moreover, I assume this is probably the more common reaction, versus a feeling of guilt (i.e. codependence), which is an understandable sentiment. Having several close gay friends throughout my life, I’ve never understood why people are so sensitive about it. It doesn’t bother me in any way

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