ego-dystonic homosexuality

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ego-dystonic homosexuality n.
A psychosexual disorder in which an individual has persistent distress associated with same-sex preference and is unable to initiate or maintain heterosexual relationships, usually experiencing a strong need to change the behavior or, at least, to alleviate the distress associated with the homosexual preference.

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