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Phone: (201) 825-7763
PO Box 507
Mahwah
New Jersey 07430
USA
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Geographic areas served: Worldwide

Mission:
Who we are:

Current and former Straight Spouses/Partners of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people, Mixed Orientation Couples and our Families and Friends.

What we do

Serve straight spouses, mixed orientation couples, families and community by:

* Reaching Out
to increase visibility of straight spouses and accessibility to support
* Healing
and empowering straight spouses to cope constructively
* Building Bridges
between spouses, within families and with the larger community through support, education and advocacy

The Straight Spouse Network (SSN) is an international organization that provides personal, confidential support and information to heterosexual spouses/partners, current or former, of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender mates and mixed-orientation couples for constructively resolving coming-out problems. SSN also offers research-based information about spouse, couple, and family issues and resources to other family members, professionals, community organizations, and the public. SSN is the only support network of its kind in the world.

As outreach, the network offers information about spouse and family issues, mixed orientation marriages and spouse resources to professionals, community organizations and the media.
Results:
* 53 support groups in the US and other countries
* Spouse contacts for individual sharing in most US states and several foreign countries
* Eight online support groups, most with chats and webs attached
* Best of Northeast in the 2009 Pride Choice Awards, sponsored by GreatNonprofits

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11/06/13
I was devasted when I realized my husband had been lying to me about his sexuality and his affairs in within my marriage. I then found out my father was also gay. The Straight Spouse Network and Bonnie Kaye saved my sanity. I was really overwhelmed and felt homocidal. With their assistance I ... more »
10/31/13
The straight spouse network has and is helping me through my journey as a straight spouse. This organization has saved my life as well as many others... more »
10/31/13
By far one if the best organizations around for people like me who needed an understanding ear! A true life saving group of people... more »
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