Happy New Year friends! Our year-end fundraising campaign is officially complete and with your generous help we raised $13,658 to serve straight spouses in need. From all of us at SSN, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Your donations allow us to provide important support and resources that straight spouses can't find anywhere else. Learn more >>>
Straight Spouse Voices is the official podcast of the Straight Spouse Network. In our podcasts, heterosexual men and women who are or were married to, or partners of, LGBTQ persons, share their experiences in conversations with host Kristin Kalbli, who is herself a straight spouse. The stories and perspectives are many and diverse. Topics include the after effects when spouse comes out, staying in a mixed orientation marriage, coping with a spouse who remains closeted or in denial, the challenges of being married to a transgender person, navigating family relationships after disclosure, how homophobia affects us, living our best lives going forward, unique divorce and parenting issues, how our spiritual and religious beliefs are affected, cultural attitudes toward straight spouses, handling grief and finding the strength to heal.