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Dr. Donna LaMar and co-founder Betsy Laney are psychologists who created The Farm, an educational, mental health and preventive program for youth and families. They help people learn and grow, as well as heal from traumas, abuse and neglect. For more information, visit or call 231-924-2401.
Sexual orientation is not binary—it exists along a spectrum.  As a result, identifying your sexual preferences and accepting your sexual orientation is often a long, complex, and emotional journey. Embarking on this process may feel overwhelming. Empower yourself to uncover your true self. Remain honest and open with yourself—trust your instincts. Listen to your body. Acknowledge your true feelings and tendencies. Accept what you discover about yourself throughout the process.