Katie Gillio is a homeschooling mom who lives with her husband and 9 children in upstate New York. She has written for Aleteia and One Peter Five.
“Mom, why did you and Dad get divorced?” I asked for the hundredth time. I was accustomed to hearing her respond, “We just couldn’t live together anymore.” But this time she did not say that. We were on the way to the laundromat, and I can remember exactly where we were when she answered.
“Because your dad is gay.”
“Oh, I know that,” I lied, trying to cover my shock. I didn’t know that. I was 9.
I didn’t know that. …