Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships

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Basic Books, Dec 21, 2004 - Social Science - 368 pages
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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User Review  - Angie85 - Borders

This book is amazing. It maps out all of the issues you could ever imagine coming up. Its great to read alone or as a couple. The authors don't talk down to you like I feared, rather they encourage and inspire. I recommend it to all new couples. Read full review

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User Review  - Trent Queer Collective - Goodreads

"Written by two experienced lesbian therapists, the book pays attention to differences of race, class, age, and physical ability, and addresses the problems caused when one or both partners are recovering from alcohol, substance, and sexual abuse." Read full review

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