Lesbian couples : a guide to creating healthy relationships

by D. Merilee Clunis

Other authorsG. Dorsey Green
Paper Book, 2000

Status

Available

Publication

Seattle : [Emeryville, CA] : Seal Press ; Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, c2000.

Description

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.… (more)

Rating

(13 ratings; 3.4)

User reviews

LibraryThing member lilysea
This is my favorite book about marriage, not to be confused with my favorite book about dating, which is The Lesbian Love Companion by Marny Hall.

Language

Original publication date

1993

Physical description

353 p.; 23 cm

ISBN

1580050417 / 9781580050418
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