George’s life after the failed exorcism seemed to flourish to the end of his days with a seemingly successful Christian Ministry and a happy married life in a pleasant part of the country. In contrast, my future life held many challenges to be faced and battles to be fought. My dilemma of what to do after my hospitalisation was resolved by a Good Samaritan named Jean. I had met … [Read more...] about In Search Of A Cure For Homosexuality
About Stanley Underhill
The idea of writing an account of my struggle with my sexual orientation and subsequent depressions was suggested to me by Charles Neal, a therapist and author whom I used to consult from time to time in order to ease my pain. He thought it could be cathartic. I resisted the idea for a long time as it seemed to me a somewhat self-indulgent exercise, but then I also realised that to tell actual stories from my own life would help to communicate the underlying and often complex issues involved and offer support to other people in the same predicament. Depressions for real began after a mental breakdown when I was 29 years old. They have continued at intervals during the rest of my life. I am now 89 as I record these memories and reminiscences.