Heterosexual Identity Development

  title={Heterosexual Identity Development},
  author={Roger L. Worthington and Holly Bielstein Savoy and Frank R. Dillon and Elizabeth R. Vernaglia},
  journal={The Counseling Psychologist},
  pages={496 - 531}
This article builds on earlier conceptual models of identity development to propose a model of heterosexual identity development. A review of the existing literature on majority and minority group identity development, heterosexuality, and other relevant foundational literature is provided as a rationale for the proposed model. Based on an analysis of the strengths and limitations of the existing literature, the authors propose a preliminary model of heterosexual identity development. The… 

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