Once we break the norm, and find comfortability within our own sexuality, everything else is up for debate. This in some ways can be a great thing. Now more than ever, strong committed gay couples exist in public spheres, which means there are examples of what we can have. But the overall break up rates for lesbians seems to be higher in general regardless of the specific arrangement. Romantic infidelity is a different story — more on that later. We need to stop perpetuating the idea that all the good ones are either taken, straight, or live far away.
Who do we want to be?
New Study Reports That Gay Couples Stay Together Longer Than Heterosexuals
From this destructive flaw we then end up projecting our neuroses onto our partners, and find ourselves jealous for no reason. But women in relationships do overall have more trouble keeping their sex lives going. Continuing the conversation from the last point, we often are beyond indecisive about what it is that we really want. We even joke that gay years are like dog years for relationships. But it would be interesting to look at whether lesbians are more likely to partner with people they may not be as compatible with because of the diversity of the community they are in.
This in some subconscious way made us less serious when it came to dating. Hello Mary, Income inequality is an issue in relationship stability. Leave a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Add to the fact that gays often date with the seasons, and half the year is either thought of as warm single, and often slutty season, or as a cold cuddling more relationship based time of the year. However, gay men are quick to use the seasons as an excuse to why we are "allowed" to behave in certain ways. The quality of our relationships are our own responsibility and something we have direct control over. And for better or worse, the second something starts to go sour, we have reminders that there are men everywhere.