Design for Life: Should I come out to my parents?

This week, chartered psychologist Aisling Leonard-Curtin advises a reader on whether he should tell his conservatively-minded parents that he is gay

Dear Expert,

I’m a male in my 40s and am living a happy and fulfilling life in Dublin (except for the pandemic part, which is obviously not the most fun). For a while now, I’ve been considering coming out to my parents. They live in the countryside and are very religious. I’ve dropped a lot of hints to them over the years, but they’ve never seemed to pick up on any of them. They always ...