Lesbian Couples

The book pays special attention to differences of race, class, age and physical ability, and addresses the issues raised when one or both partners are recovering from alcohol, substance, or sexual abuse.

Lesbian Couples

Lesbian Couples

Written by two experienced lesbian therapists, Lesbian Couples covers a range of topics—commitment ceremonies and marriage, living arrangements, work, money, togetherness and separate identities, coming out to family and friends, resolving conflict and understanding each other—and uses a variety of helpful examples and problem-solving techniques, drawing from research done on lesbian couples over the past decade. The book pays special attention to differences of race, class, age and physical ability, and addresses the issues raised when one or both partners are recovering from alcohol, substance, or sexual abuse. The book also addresses differences that lesbians may encounter in their relationships regarding such issues as butch-femme, transgender identity, bisexuality, monogamy, and s/m. Thoroughly readable and extremely helpful, with an updated resource guide, Lesbian Couples is a book that every lesbian will want to own.

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Lesbian Couples
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: D. Merilee Clunis, G. Dorsey Green
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Written by two experienced lesbian therapists, Lesbian Couples covers a range of topics—commitment ceremonies and marriage, living arrangements, work, money, togetherness and separate identities, coming out to family and friends, resolving conflict and understanding each other—and uses a variety of helpful examples and problem-solving techniques, drawing from research done on
Gay and Lesbian Couples
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Richard A. Mackey, Bernard A. O'Brien, Eileen F. Mackey
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Based on in-depth interviews with partners in gay and lesbian relationships that have lasted more than 15 years, this book focuses on how partners worked out their roles, the nature of relational fit between them, conflict management, social supports, and change in sexual and psychological intimacy over the years.
Social Services for Gay and Lesbian Couples
Language: en
Pages: 123
Authors: Lawrence A Kurdek
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-12 - Publisher: Routledge

Here is an essential resource filled with advice for providing social services to gay and lesbian couples. Despite myths to the contrary, many gay men and lesbians form long-term couples relationships. Unfortunately, many professionals working in the area of social services lack training with regard to the special needs of
The Big Activity Book For Lesbian Couples
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Lovebook
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Love Book LLC

This activity book creates a fun way to spend some time with your partner, Part of a great relationship is learning about one another, sharing your thoughts, and doing fun activities together. Whether you are just dating or have been married for 50 years, these fun games and drawing activities
Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Timothy F. Murphy
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies surveys the field in some 470 entries on individuals (Adrienne Rich); arts and cultural studies (Dance); ethics, religion, and philosophical issues (Monastic Traditions); historical figures, periods, and ideas (Germany between the World Wars); language, literature, and communication (British Drama); law and politics

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