How to know if you are wounded

How to know if a gay man is wounded or hurt?

For many gay men, the journey to self-acceptance is riddled with external and internalized homophobia. The feeling of not fitting into societal norms, family expectations, or even certain cultural settings can lead to a profound sense of shame. This shame can be internalized and can result in a perception that diminishes all forms of connections, narrowing them down predominantly to the sexual realm.