Lasting Love At Last: The Gay Guide To Attracting the Relationship of Your Dreams
June 28th 2017
At last, gay love is here to stay. In the era of mobile apps, the gay dating census (aka #BaeBuffet) is literally in the palm of your hands. But how do you sift through all the digital smoke and glitter to find a heart of gold? Enter certified matchmaker and love coach, Amari Ice, and his twelve-step RELATIONSHIP Process.
Lesbian Relationships: How to Attract a Girl and Keep Her Attracted To You
December 15th 2011
In a new lesbian relationship? Are you attracted to a woman? Are you dating a woman? Have you been with your partner for a long time? If you answered yes to anyone of these questions, this ebook is for you. Learn ways you can attract a woman and tips to create romance with your partner. Listed are many ways to rekindle the flames with your woman. Learn what to do when you are attracted to the woman of your dreams.
Till Death Do Us Part: A Look Inside Long-Term Gay Relationships
March 30th 2009
ISBN1440132356 (ISBN13: 9781440132353)
As a gay youth, author Holland Cedric Peyton sought role models for long-term relationships, but found that contemporary society offered only heterosexual examples. As an adult, Peyton embarked on an ambitious research project to locate and interview long-time homosexual partners. In this book, he presents their stories, ideas, and advice regarding love and maintaining a positive, long-term relationship.
Lesbian, Queer, and Bisexual Women in Heterosexual Relationships: Narratives of Sexual Identity
November 1st 2015
ISBN1498505619 (ISBN13: 9781498505611)
This book draws on interviews with women who left relationships with women to begin relationships with men, and uncovers how the women make sense of who they are. The women who leave female partners to begin relationships with male partners have the capacity to redefine their sexual identity. They can essentially call themselves whatever they want. However, their capacity for such a creative process is limited. In the process of framing their decision in a way that renders their claim to a stable identity legitimate, the women communicate their understandings of notions of identity, community, and belonging.
October 13th 1987
ISBN0918393337 (ISBN13: 9780918393333)
A book certain to appeal to many readers. Experts discuss the intricacies of maintaining a positive affirming relationship. Entire sections of this large and impressive 300-page anthology cover the gamut of gay relationships, including what can go right--or what can go wrong, where to look for lovers, what it takes to maintain a gay relationship, how to solve problems in a relationship, difficulties in role expectations, depression, excessive drinking, and much more.
The Intimacy Dance: A Guide to Long-Term Success in Gay and Lesbian Relationships
September 1st 1996
ISBN0452277477 (ISBN13: 9780452277472)
A book for gays and lesbians in relationships of three years or longer addresses such issues as identities merging, sex waning, the inability to resolve conflicts, and the inability to communicate among others.
Ceremonies of the Heart: Celebrating Lesbian Union
October 1st 1990
ISBN1878067877 (ISBN13: 9781878067876)
Whether you are planning a ceremony of your own or simply want to look into the lives of lesbians who have taken this affirming step, Ceremonies of the Heart is the perfect book to read and savor. Filled with ideas on creating unique rituals, the book describes the transformative experiences of twenty-seven lesbian couples who celebrated their relationships in wide-ranging ways - from a gala weddings with gowns and cake to a high-spirited Buddhist event under desert skies.
Dynamic Duos: The Alpha/Beta Key to Unlocking Success in Gay Relationships
July 1st 2008
ISBN159350067X (ISBN13: 9781593500672)
Forget everything you've ever been told about gay dating. In this revolutionary approach to finding and keeping love, psychotherapist Keith W. Swain shows you how to open the door to a new world of hidden gay men, one of whom is your Mr. Right. The key is the "Alpha" vs. "Beta" style, counter-balancing traits necessary for success. Test yourself to see which one you are and what your perfect partner will be. Behind its amusing framework of superheroes, "Dynamic Duos" gives science-based answers that explain why you've been looking for love in all the wrong places.
Staying Power: Long Term Lesbian Couples
October 1st 1990
ISBN0941483754 (ISBN13: 9780941483759)
The joys of lifelong relationships: examines 108 lesbian couples who have been together anywhere from 10 to 52 years.
Gay Advice & Tips for love & Relationships
May 27th 2017
Quick tips and tricks on the game of dating and relationships. Read up on how to find a boyfriend, be a better husband, and why it's important to love yourself first; before starting anything serious. This book is filled with knowledge and experience. Eye popping color to strike interest. Exclusive in sight on the LGBT community lifestyle. Blow for blow you will gag at how much detail is put in this book. Don't be the one to miss out on a good man.
Working It Out: A Lesbian Relationship Primer
November 28th 2009
ISBN1439256969 (ISBN13: 9781439256961)
Relationships are both our source of deepest satisfaction and our greatest distress. While many books are written with the goal of helping couples, most are written with heterosexual relationships in mind. This workbook specifically addresses issues that lesbians face such as coming out, domestic partnership or marriage commitment, and the effects of homophobia (both internalized and external). Working It Out contains steps for overcoming these specific roadblocks, as well as information and exercises to develop your emotional bonds, your communication skills, your decision-making ease and your fair fighting abilities.
Husband Hunting Made Easy: And Other Miracles For The Modern Gay Man
June 15th 1998
ISBN0312187270 (ISBN13: 9780312187279)
The modern gay man is his own best friend, has healed his inner child, is in touch with the warrior within, has memorized the Kama Sutra, and owns a little black book that would make Casanova jealous. Why, then, do so few of them have the house, dog, Range Rover, and "husband" that so many yearn for? Husband Hunting Made Easy finally reveals the secrets to finding, getting, and keeping the husband of your dreams. From the basics ("What is a husband and why do I want one?") to the advanced course ("In-laws-how not to kill them"), this is the everything-you-need-to-know guide. From blind dates ("Hint: Never let Mom set you up") to dress ("A thong is always wrong!") to avoiding pathetic opening lines ("Care to lambada?"), Patrick Price leads you past the pitfalls and pratfalls of landing the (nearly) perfect man.
Affirmative Gay Relationships: Key Steps in Finding a Life Partner
May 1st 2003
ISBN156023363X (ISBN13: 9781560233633)
For many men, the search for a fulfilling long-term relationship often ends in heartbreak and frustration. Presents a step- by-step strategy for gay men serious about finding a life partner & establishing a committed relationship. Puts the focus on the individual to help understand what he wants & needs from a partner.
Love Tips & Trips for Gay & Lesbian Relationships
December 18th 2006
ISBN1425983960 (ISBN13: 9781425983963)
Love Tips and Trips is a refreshing guide for gay men and lesbians who are currently in, or searching for, love. Michele O'Mara presents a concrete roadmap to help gay men and women make sense of the relationships they are in, to find the relationships they want, and to evaluate which relationships are worth pursuing and keeping, and which are not. In Love Tips and Trips, Michele O'Mara, award-winning therapist and Author of Ask Me!
Lesbian Couples: Creating Healthy Relationships For the '90s
September 27th 1993
ISBN1878067370 (ISBN13: 9781878067371)
On Intimate Terms: The Psychology of Difference in Lesbian Relationships
December 1st 1992
ISBN025201801X (ISBN13: 9780252018015)
On Intimate Terms looks at the internal logic of lesbian relationships, arguing that they are not patterned after heterosexual ones but rely on the interplay of psychosexual differences between women. The book suggests that everyone seeks psychic complementarity with an Other in intimate relationships as a way of supporting personal growth and development. A complementary partner is one who is different in some individually meaningful way, not necessarily in terms of gender.
Gay Men's Relationships Across the Life Course
June 14th 2013
ISBN0230244122 (ISBN13: 9780230244122)
Gay Men's Relationships Across the Life Course examines the life stories of a rich, diverse sample of gay men from nine major international cities. Their relationship stories throw light on gay communities in Auckland, Melbourneand Sydney, as well as those in Hong Kong, London and Mumbai, Los Angeles, Manchester and New York, comparing old, established patterns of gay life with new, emerging patterns of, for example, fatherhood, friendship, and marriage. This book examines the propensity of gay men first, to conform to existing, mostly heterosexual patterns of relationships and second, to create relationships that more closely suit their circumstances and needs.
Making Gay Relationships Work: A Handbook for Male Couples
October 18th 1990
Conscious Lesbian Dating & Love: A Roadmap to Finding the Right Partner and Creating the Relationship of Your Dreams
October 9th 2015
Great relationships don’t happen by accident, luck or magic. Instead, they’re a direct result of the choices you make, and the actions you take. Drawing from neuroscience, psychology and spirituality, this book will help you take charge of your relationship destiny, no matter how many heartbreaks or disappointments you’ve had in the past.
R U Looking?: A Guide to Navigating Gay Dating
March 1st 2013
ISBN1475974574 (ISBN13: 9781475974577)
Gentlemen, does any of this sound familiar? You meet a great guy, go out on a great date-and then never hear from him again. You go out to a hot bar or nightclub, but you can't make a meaningful connection. You do your best, but sometimes feel like you're invisible to other gay men. You are afraid that you've let a failed relationship eat away at your self-esteem.
From This Day Forward: Commitment, Marriage, and Family in Lesbian and Gay Relationships
December 1st 1998
ISBN031222964X (ISBN13: 9780312229641)
Based on interviews, this book presents an up-to-date look at gay and lesbian lifestyles and shows the complexity of their communities.
Gay Love Signs: The New Astrology Guide for Men Who Love Men
July 27th 1990
ISBN0452264316 (ISBN13: 9780452264311)
Michael Jay's handbook on gay love--and how the planets affect romantic success and failure--is now completely revised and updated, and even more finely tuned to the needs and desires of today's gay community. The most complete, correct astrological guide for gay men of the 1990s.
Together forever? The gay guide to good relationships
January 1st 1995
ISBN0330336886 (ISBN13: 9780330336888)
Boyfriend 101: A Gay Guy's Guide to Dating, Romance, and Finding True Love
May 13th 2003
ISBN0812992199 (ISBN13: 9780812992199)
You’ve done the bar thing. You’ve let your best friend set you up. You’ve even logged on to a gay dating website. But the man of your dreams is still out there, just waiting for you to find him. What’s a gay guy to do? Look no further than this book. Whether you’re new to the dating scene or just wanting a refresher course, in Boyfriend 101 you’ll find an abundance of practical tips for meeting the right man (and avoiding the wrong ones) and keeping him (and you) interested for the long term.
Grand Prize, Lookin' For A Winner a Dating/Relationship Guide for Gay Men of Color
September 28th 2008
Grand Prize Lookin for a Winner is the first dating/relationship guide exclusively designed for Same-Gender Loving/Gay Men of Color. The book attempts and succeeds in guiding those who consider themselves to be relationship-oriented through a successful dating process. Throughout the conversation, words are used that are prominent to Black/Hispanic cultures.
Best Date Ever: True Stories That Celebrate Lesbian Relationships
April 1st 2007
ISBN1593500092 (ISBN13: 9781593500092)
'Best Date Ever' is a collection of true stories about the lesbian dating scene.
Two Hearts Desire: Gay Couples on their Love
January 3rd 2017
A declaration of love - gay couples talk about their significant other. Current and past liaisons, passion and daily routine, longtime relationships and the tingle of first dates - the day-to-day reality of love is manifold. This anthology also tells about a time of loss, when many men lost their partners - and how hope and the will to live prevail. But most of all, this eBook is about something timeless: Love.
Finding True Love in a Man-Eat-Man World: The Intelligent Guide to Gay Dating, Sex. Romance, and Eternal Love
January 1st 1996
ISBN0440506891 (ISBN13: 9780440506898)
Nelson draws both on his interviews with other men and on his own experiences in the gay dating scene to present this revealing and often humorous guide. From breaking down psychological blocks to surviving a breakup, Nelson explores the key issues in gay male relationships and the baggage left over from adolescence.
Gay Relationships: The Essential Guide
February 1st 2013
This guide to gay relationships focuses on the issues that specially affect gay men. It begins with meeting the right guy and the challenge of coming out, which is still such a big issue in our society. It explains your rights as a gay man and how you should deal with discrimination in your daily life, at school and at work. It includes three chapters on gay sex techniques from that very first time with another man, through kissing and frottage to oral and anal sex.
LGBTQ Divorce and Relationship Dissolution: Psychological and Legal Perspectives and Implications for Practice
November 14th 2018
What unique challenges face LGBTQ individuals in relationships or who are separating or divorcing, especially now that same-sex couples may marry? What issues might complicate the ending of relationships when children, multiple partners, or multiple parents are present? How do gender, gender transition, ethnicity, immigration status, economic status, geography, and other characteristics shape the experiences of divorcing or separating LGBTQ people?
True Secrets of Lesbian Desire: Keeping Sex Alive in Long-Term Relationships
October 21st 2003
ISBN1556434758 (ISBN13: 9781556434754)
Renate Stendhal sweeps out the old myths about bed death, the notion that lesbian couples tend to be too close to maintain sexual desire. Her own story and her talks with counseling clients prove the contrary. Stendhal shows that sex is the natural and continuous outcome of a closeness generated by bold honesty and the capacity to speak and hear intimate secrets. Sharing "shameful" desires and vulnerable fears is what love and sexual passion are made of.
Lesbian Dating 101: The Gay-Girl's Guide to Finding Romance, Sex and Love
January 21st 2012
Being a lesbian encompasses far more than sexual orientation. Many women find that opening themselves up to the gay community is like moving into an entirely new culture. It’s a way of life. It can impact how you think, how you love, who you love, and how you experience every single day of your existence. It can impact who you connect with, where you feel comfortable living. How close you remain to your family. How close you stay to your straight friends. How comfortable you feel living in your own skin.
Gay Dating Tips with Facts and Rights: Fresher’s Romance Guide
September 20th 2018
Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term was originally used to mean "carefree", "cheerful", or "bright and showy" GAY (adjective) (of a person, especially a man) homosexual. This Book made for New Gay relationships. Its Giving lots of romance and dating tips, facts and rights.
Redefining Our Relationships: Guidelines for Responsible Open Relationships
January 1st 2002
ISBN1587900157 (ISBN13: 9781587900150)
Don't let the title fool you. this IS a serious, thoughtful (and thought-provoking) comprehensive introduction to, and examination of, a much misunderstood and misused practice. But more than that, it is a witty, provocative, damn fine read, with as much to offer to the faithfully monogamous as to those looking for a bit more out of life, love and relationships.
Upgrade Your Relationship for gay girls
November 21st 2012
Do you want short answers to long relationship questions? Have you and your girlfriend lost touch, do you feel like most relationship books don't really speak to you personally? Predominantly for gay girl couples and singles, this book is one of a kind and can give you a wealth of information in under an hour so you actually have time to get out there and start using it!
Man Talk: The Gay Couple's Communication Guide
March 16th 2007
ISBN1560235705 (ISBN13: 9781560235705)
Man Talk presents effective techniques to help gay couples communicate better on the way to enjoying a fulfilling relationship. This practical guide from the author of Affirmative Gay Relationships examines common problems that create communication difficulties and offers straightforward, easy-to-use strategies for understanding feelings, resolving arguments, expressing anger, understanding nonverbal communication, improving listening skills, expressing love and appreciation, and dealing with issues specific to interracial and intercultural relationships.
Trans/Love: Radical Sex, Love & Relationships Beyond the Gender Binary
October 11th 2011
ISBN1933149566 (ISBN13: 9781933149561)
Exploring the crossroads of gender and sexuality, Trans/Love: Radical Sex, Love & Relationships Beyond the Gender Binary offers unusually engaging narratives that create a raw and honest depiction of dating, sex, love, and relationships among members of the gender variant community. FTM, MTF, third gender, genderqueer, and other non-traditional identities beyond the gender binary of traditional male and female are included in this often heartwarming, occasionally heartbreaking, always heartfelt groundbreaking anthology. From monogamous love and marriage to anonymous sex and one-night hook-ups (and everything in between), these stories offer readers insight into the precarious emotional and practical mechanics of intimacy among gender-variant experiences.
Love's Refraction: Jealousy and Comparison in Queer Women's Polyamorous Relationships
March 16th 2015
ISBN1442637099 (ISBN13: 9781442637092)
Popular wisdom might suggest that jealousy is an inevitable outcome of non-monogamous relationships. In Love's Refraction, Jillian Deri explores the distinctive question of how and why polyamorists - people who practice consensual non-monogamy - manage jealousy. Her focus is on the polyamorist concept of "compersion" - taking pleasure in a lover's other romantic and sexual encounters. By discussing the experiences of queer, lesbian, and bisexual polyamorous women, Deri highlights the social and structural context that surrounds jealousy. Her analysis, making use of the sociology of emotion and feminist intersectionality theory, shows how polyamory challenges traditional emotional and sexual norms.
One Big Happy Family
January 17th 2009
ISBN1594488622 (ISBN13: 9781594488627)
An illuminating, entertaining, and provocative immersion in today’s American family, with essays illustrating the changing realities of domestic life. Edited by bestselling author Rebecca Walker, this anthology invites us to step into the center of a range of different domestic arrangements and take a good look around. From gay adoption to absentee fathers, from open marriages to green-card marriages, the reality of the American household has altered dramatically over the last three decades.
Gay Relationships for Men and Women: How to Find Them, How to Improve Them, How to Make Them Last
May 1st 1989
ISBN0874775663 (ISBN13: 9780874775662)
Here is a step-by-step guide to making relationships work for America's more than twenty million gay men and women. Written in a warm, direct style, this book is leavened with humor and filled with anecdotes and examples drawn from the lives of the author's clients and friends.
Untangling the Knot: Queer Voices on Marriage, Relationships & Identity
February 28th 2015
ISBN1932010750 (ISBN13: 9781932010756)
Untangling the Knot: Marriage, Relationships & Identity, an anthology of essays and creative nonfiction, delves past the mainstream focus on marriage equality beyond the knot to examine the broad scope of issues facing members of the LGBTQ community. The collection sheds light on what marriage equality actually means for queer communities.
The 7-Day Dating and Relationship Plan for Gay Men: Practical Advice from the Gay Matchmaker
February 1st 2008
ISBN1593500491 (ISBN13: 9781593500498)
How does a single gay guy find his way to a right, lasting relationship? Our dating expert shares authentic sagas straight (so to speak) from his client’s experiences to illuminate his seven principles, developed to help navigate today’s dating challenges. From numerous tips and amazing but true anecdotes to fun-filled facts about where the boys are, readers will escape the dating minefields and find relationship success.
Tantra for Gay Men
November 1st 2002
ISBN1555837492 (ISBN13: 9781555837495)
Western cultures have often thought of the ancient practice of tantra as a form of super-sex. However, as scholar and teacher Bruce Anderson makes clear in this first guide for gay men to the art of tantra, it is actually a rigorous practice that harnesses sexual energy as fuel for spiritual development. In eight empowering chapters, Anderson explores and explains the spiritual concepts that practitioners must fully integrate into their lives before experiencing the transformative effects of tantra.
Lipstick's and Dipstick's Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships
November 1st 2007
ISBN159350022X (ISBN13: 9781593500221)
Lipstick is the femmey-femme of the pair, while Dipstick is the eternal tomboy. Together, they are here to help whip the most precious lesbian commodity, relationships into shape. From finding a date to staying together, they help readers navigate the wild world of discovery that pulls up shortly after the U-haul drives away how to deal with exes, emotional baggage, and sexual dilemmas. Along with pointers about what not to wear, the authors provide a list of the ten signs it’s not going to work out.
The Mandates: 25 Real Rules For Successful Gay Dating
January 6th 2004
ISBN1400047021 (ISBN13: 9781400047024)
After many years of serial monogamy, Dave Singleton went to the front lines to find out, exploring the lives of other gay men who found themselves on the dating fast track with guys they’d met from work, at the gym or bars, and, increasingly, on the Internet. Thus, The Mandates was born—a laugh-out-loud but completely true set of rules about the making (or breaking) of men’s romantic relationships.
Gay Men's Guide to Love and Relationships
October 26th 2012
Where are all of the healthy gay role models? Are there healthy gay relationships out there? Can a single gay male find a mate who is emotionally available? Gay men are entitled to have good, healthy friendships and good, healthy relationships. Gay men have often been perceived as "damaged goods" and therefore often act out in self-abusive ways by choosing inappropriate or unavailable men to date or befriend. This book helps identify personality characteristics or behaviors that get in the way of successful relationships. There is a need for all of us to take responsibility for what we bring to the relationship, and be totally conscious of what the other man also brings to the relationship.
Violent Betrayal: Partner Abuse in Lesbian Relationships
April 6th 1992
ISBN0803938896 (ISBN13: 9780803938892)
Based on a study of violence in lesbian relationships, this challenging book derives from a common theme expressed by the subjects - the sense of having been betrayed, first by their lovers, and subsequently by a lesbian community which tends to deny the problem when victims seek help. Renzetti skillfully addresses several central issues: consequences for victims, batterers and the community as a whole; and, what we can learn about domestic violence in general by studying violence in lesbian relationships.
The Big Activity Book for Lesbian Couples
January 12th 2011
ISBN1936806010 (ISBN13: 9781936806010)
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. What better way to do this than with The Activity Book Meant to be Shared! Whether you are just dating or have been married for 50 years, these fun games and drawing activities are sure to bring laughter to your day!
How to Survive Your Own Gay Life: An Adult Guide to Love, Sex, and Relationships
August 1st 1998
ISBN0962712396 (ISBN13: 9780962712395)
Wise. Factual. Often controversial. Not simply about how to survive your own gay life, but how to how survive your life as an adult man whose sexuality brings him to other men. Surviving when gays have become -- often for marketing reasons -- more publicly acknowledged as well as repressed. When many revered gay feelings, such as tenderness and openness to new ideas and people, are denied; even as wildly homoerotic images have become part of our media- saturated culture. How to Survive Your Own Gay Life explores this, but -- more importantly, how to create rewarding relationships and a strengthening inner life.
Love Between Men: Enhancing Intimacy and Resolving Conflicts in Gay Relationships
June 28th 2016
Read Love Between Men if you’d like to improve your relationship and communicate better with your boyfriend, lover, or even your next date! You’ll learn how to resolve conflicts instead of escalating or retaliating, enhancing the sense of intimacy and love that brought you together in the first place.
Love in the Time of HIV: The Gay Man's Guide to Sex, Dating, and Relationships
July 16th 2003
ISBN1572308435 (ISBN13: 9781572308435)
The facts of life have never been more complicated for gay men. While the threat of AIDS has been diminished by new treatments and longer life expectancy, HIV remains a serious and intractable foe. In this affirming guide, therapist Michael Mancilla, himself HIV-positive, helps fellow gay men, both single and partnered, pursue the happy and fulfilling love life they deserve.
Lesbian Ex-Lovers: The Really Long-Term Relationships
September 1st 2004
ISBN1560232838 (ISBN13: 9781560232834)
Lesbian Ex-Lovers: The Really Long-Term Relationships examines the need for the development of better understanding and more critical analysis of lesbian ex-lover relationships. This eye-opening look into the minds and hearts of women offers personal insight into the possibilities for and potential pitfalls of lesbian ex-lover relations. This book contains personal stories, fictional accounts, poetry, and theoretical analyses of the frequency and significance of ex-lovers at different stages in a relationship.
Just Good Friends: Towards a Lesbian and Gay Theology of Relationships
May 1st 1995
ISBN026467328X (ISBN13: 9780264673288)
Friendship is the most appropriate model for relationships of sexual intimacy, both for heterosexual and gay and lesbian relationships. Elizabeth Stuart reflects upon the experience of lesbian and gay relationships and challenges the tendency to see the issues as clear-cut.
And Then I Met This Woman: Previously Married Women's Journeys into Lesbian Relationships
July 1st 1993
ISBN0965884414 (ISBN13: 9780965884419)
Remarkable stones of thirty-six women whose lives have been transformed by intimacy with another woman. For many, making the transition from heterosexual wifehood to lesbianism was like "coming home". A diverse collection of experiences from all walks of life.
25 Habits of Happily Married Gay Couples
March 28th 2016
Do you want to know the secrets to happiness as a married gay couple? Do you wish to find out the tips and tricks of married gay couples who have successfully maintained happiness?What if there were a secret formula that would help you maintain your happiness in marriage? Wouldn’t that be incredible? Being able to ensure that you and your special person will be together forever, as happy as you were when you first got married? It is a noble goal, and not an impossible one.
No Place Like Home: Relationships and Family Life among Lesbians and Gay Men
February 1st 2000
ISBN0226094863 (ISBN13: 9780226094861)
In this rich, surprising portrait of the world of lesbian and gay relationships, Christopher Carrington unveils the complex and artful ways that gay people create and maintain both homes and "chosen" families for themselves.
Love Matters: A Book of Lesbian Romance and Relationships
March 4th 1999
ISBN0789002884 (ISBN13: 9780789002884)
Love Matters: A Book of Lesbian Romance and Relationships is a collection of advice columns and personal reflections that will help lesbian couples validate and appreciate their unique relationships. With excerpts taken from the author s "Love Matters" column in the lesbian newspaper New Phazes, this book explores real-life questions and issues that lesbians have about dating, sex, love, and relationship longevity.
Lesbian Love and Relationships
July 27th 2002
ISBN156023265X (ISBN13: 9781560232650)
Explore the broad range of healthy lesbian attitudes and behaviors in love, friendship, self-image, and society! This pioneering book makes a revolutionary assumption: that lesbian and bisexual women are normal, if not average. Instead of focusing on which family or genetic quirks might produce lesbians, these studies turn attention to describing the healthy ways lesbians interact with each other, with heterosexual women, and with society.
Married and Gay: An Intimate Look At A Different Relationship
January 1st 1982
ISBN0151574596 (ISBN13: 9780151574599)
An early look at the controversial issue of gay men and lesbians marrying.
The Lesbian Polyamory Reader: Open Relationships, Non-Monogamy, and Casual Sex
March 24th 1999
ISBN1560231203 (ISBN13: 9781560231202)
In reading The Lesbian Polyamory Reader: Open Relationships, Non-Monogamy, and Casual Sex, you'll quickly discover that the steps toward love and happiness are as easy as 1, 2, 3, and maybe even 4 or 5. And you'll find that if your own lesbian relationship lies outside the "traditional monogamous couple" model, you're definitely not alone. You'll explore many multifaceted and multifarious love relationships, each one applicable to your own liking, if you so choose.
Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships
December 21st 2004
ISBN1580051316 (ISBN13: 9781580051316)
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.
Gay Dating - a how to guide for the modern gay man
May 21st 2012
Dating can be hard, and finding the right guy can prove a real challenge. This book sets out to make the hunt more fun and give gay men a plan to find a great guy. This book helps you decide what kind of guys are right for you, helps you write a great online profile, build confidence and go on dates that will hopefully set you on the path to having a great, lasting, relationship.
Gay Guy's Guide to Love, The: The Dos, Don'ts, and Definite Maybes of Dating and Mating
January 14th 1997
ISBN0517887908 (ISBN13: 9780517887905)
The author of the bestselling The Gay Guy's Guide to Life returns with wise and witty advice--from hip to homespun, provocative to profound, sexy to sweet--on everything a gay guy needs to know about love.
Lesbians Talk Violent Relationships
March 1st 1995
ISBN1857270320 (ISBN13: 9781857270327)
That lesbian relationships can be violent and abusive is a well-kept secret This is essential reading for professionals working with abuse, for lesbians who have ignored the problem, and for anyone who's experienced a violent relationship.
Romantic Love in America: Cultural Models of Gay, Straight, and Polyamorous Relationships
April 8th 2019
ISBN149853869X (ISBN13: 9781498538695)
Romantic Love in America: Cultural Models of Gay, Straight, and Polyamorous Relationships introduces the reader to the love and sex lives of two polyamorous, five gay, and eight straight individuals. Coupled with rich interview material, Victor C. de Munck provides a guided tour through the variable geography of love relationships as studied in the social sciences.
Gay Dating: the gay man's guide to finding a relationship
November 18th 2010
The essential read for every gay man from Dating Coach and founder of Urban Connections dating site, Jaye Sassieni. Finally, a straight-forward, helpful guide for gay men who are looking for love. As well as examining how and where to find your Mr Right, this book asks what is stopping you from finding a suitable partner? Subconscious, self-imposed barriers such as lack of confidence, an impossible search for perfection or destructive patterns are identified and dealt with through self analysis of your beliefs, attitudes and body language. This positive and inspiring book will leave you feeling clearer about your relationship goals and how to achieve them.
Men Are Pigs But We Love Pork. The Gay Sex & Dating Guide
December 16th 2013
Coody Miller, “The Dan Savage of the east coast” writes the wildly popular gay sex column, Need Wood? Tips For Getting Timber. Now, for the first time you can read his ‘best of’ columns in one hilarious volume. Here’s Woody on a variety of subjects covered in the book: On making sure you’re clean before doing the deed: Douche. Gravy’s only good on mashed potatoes. How can you tell if you’re a sex addict? I’d say it’s the same process as figuring out if you’re gay. If you have to ask yourself the question the answer is yes.
Is It a Date or Just Coffee?: The Gay Girl's Guide to Dating, Sex, and Romance
August 1st 2002
ISBN1555837271 (ISBN13: 9781555837273)
What are the ten telltale signs that date #2 will take place in hell? Is it better to bounce than to break? How do you navigate the squiggly line between ex-lover and now friends? Is it a date or just coffee? For women struggling to understand the nongirlfriend-girlfriend's refusal to bear any semblance to sanity, logic, or good manners, this nuts-and- bolts guide is the answer. Understanding that love involves equal parts romance, lust, and neuroses, Mo Brownsey will guide you through the mysteries of amour, whether by helping you figure out what is wrong with the people you have been dating, helping you find people you should be dating.
Finding a Lover for Life: A Gay Man's Guide to Finding a Lasting Relationship
November 12th 2013
ISBN1317766180 (ISBN13: 9781317766186)
Develop healthy, lasting relationships! Here is a terrific dating guide for single gay and bisexual men. This insightful book provides a proven strategy for creating a satisfying dating life and finding a partner who is right for you! It integrates theory and practice to help you create and develop healthy relationships, guiding you through the process of dating and relationship formation.
Gay Astrology: The Complete Relationship Guide for Gay Men
June 1st 2001
ISBN0446677396 (ISBN13: 9780446677394)
From dating to mating and scoring to snoring, this down-to-earth astrological guide offers heaven-sent advice on finding love in today's gay world.
Looking for Mr. Straight: A Guide to Identifying the Closeted Gay Men You May Be Dating
January 18th 2015
As little girls we fantasize about growing up and finding our “Mr. Right." Someone who is good-looking, smart, funny, educated, loyal, family-oriented…the list goes on and on. And yet, who would have thought that one of the most important criteria wasn’t even considered? Mr. Right needs to be straight! Looking for Mr. Straight: A Guide to Identifying the Closeted Gay Men You May Be Dating is aimed at helping women like you become more aware of an important, yet controversial dating issue: the closeted gay male who doesn’t know or want to know that he’s gay.
Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships
April 19th 2018
ISBN1784507709 (ISBN13: 9781784507701)
In this frank, funny and poignant book, transgender activist Juno Roche discusses sex, desire and dating with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community. Calling out prejudices and inspiring readers to explore their own concepts of intimacy and sexuality, the first-hand accounts celebrate the wonder and potential of trans bodies and push at the boundaries of how society views gender, sexuality and relationships. Empowering and necessary, this collection shows all trans people deserve to feel brave, beautiful and sexy.
Happy Gay Marriage & Successful Gay Dating
November 29th 2018
From the founder of Seventy Thirty the first exclusive matchmaking company with relationship psychology at its core, and Lemarc Thomas psychologist and gay relationship expert, comes this intelligent and insightful book; the ultimate guide and relationship advice for the married, coupled up and singletons. From the book “Self-assuredness is something that is very attractive to most gay men. If one is stressed about their sexuality or about being gay, this can be a turn-off. Being comfortable with yourself is a sign of security and wellbeing, which is appealing.” And “When there was a bone of contention, gay and lesbian couples tended to throw in a bit of humor and affection to defuse the situation.”
The Gay Dating Rules: The Bible of Gay Dating
May 14th 2013
New York City is the loneliest place in the world. Only if you are living in this amazing, destructive, over-the-top, noisy, dirty, fabulous place, you know what I am talking about. As much as this place is huge and full of opportunities, it’s also lonely, cold, and presses you to do things that, trust me, you would never even think of doing if you were living in a place with more trees and nature, no subways or crowded streets - let’s say… a suburb in Boston.
Feathering Your Nest: An Interactive Guide to a Loving Lesbian Relationship
August 23rd 1996
ISBN188306113X (ISBN13: 9781883061135)
An interactive workbook providing lesbian couples with effective ways to build and support their relationships.
Tantra for curious young men | How to connect two men to monogamy?
September 2nd 2013
This book is written for those millions of gay men who were waiting to know more about their sexuality. Since being a gay became legitimate in most countries of the world, men who are attracted to other men wants to know how to manage their sexuality and unique personality, by integrating it to the straight normative world. Most gay people in this world are still confused and they don’t know their real direction in life as well as most ideas about sexuality, relationships with another man and are filled with fears and doubts.
Lesbian Family Relationships in American Society: The Making of an Ethnographic Film
July 23rd 1997
ISBN0275956423 (ISBN13: 9780275956424)
This book explores intimate relationships in lesbian families living in American society. From an insider's point of view, it examines how relationships within these families form and develop, what special concerns and problems result, what personal gains the family members derive from these types of families, and how motherhood and parenthood evolve. This work is a companion to Dr. Asten's ethnographic video, Intimate Relationships in Three Lesbian Families Living in American Society.
Lesbians in Committed Relationships
September 1st 2002
ISBN1560232080 (ISBN13: 9781560232087)
Lesbians in Committed Relationships presents a rare firsthand look into the everyday lives of four lesbian couples, from the routine (Who does the dishes?) to the unexpected (What happens if I die first?) to the unimaginable (Why can't I tell anyone we're together?).
Gay and Lesbian Couples: Voices from Lasting Relationships
January 1st 1997
ISBN0275958477 (ISBN13: 9780275958473)
The voices in this book come from the stories of gay and lesbian partners who talk about their struggles over the years in building a life together. The stories reach beyond the obvious realities of sexual orientation to speak to the joys, sorrows, hopes, and fears of human beings who are committed to making their relationships work.
Gay Dating 101: Finding Men, Sex and Love in A Complicated World
January 21st 2012
Finding men, sex and love don't have to be complicated. In fact, it can be a lot of fun if you know how. Through tips, strategies and exercises in Gay Dating 101, you will discover who you are, why and what to look for in men. You will also learn how to present yourself (body, mind, and soul) so that you can draw and attract men to you. This book shows you just where to go to meet the kind of guy you like, how to read and use body language and the power of attraction to make the first move, and ultimately to seal the "deal".
Moving on: The Gay Man's Guide for Coping When a Relationship Ends
January 1st 1999
ISBN1575663783 (ISBN13: 9781575663784)
A guide to the legal, social, spiritual, personal, political, and sexual issues of overcoming the break-up of a loving partnership.
Lesbian Relationships: The Essential Guide
December 17th 2013
ISBN1861442947 (ISBN13: 9781861442949)
Ignore the comments about lesbian bed death and short-term flings. The key to long-term passion and fulfillment is setting an intention and having a good relationship with yourself first: physically, emotionally and spiritually. Inside, you'll find information about the two types of desire, how to raise sexual energy through Orgasmic Meditation and tantra, anatomy and health, self-esteem, body image, dating and communication, fantasy and seduction.
52 Strategies for a Much Better Relationship
November 4th 2012
From the Author of "Just Ask! 1,000 Questions to Grow Your Relationship," this resource is another box of Wheaties for your relationship. Put these strategies to work if you wish to deepen your connection with your partner, increase fun, enjoy more intimacy, reduce your conflicts, and become a better version of yourself. With one strategy a week, you can turn your relationship into a place you love to be.
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Break Up or Break Through: A Spiritual Guide to Richer Gay and Lesbian Relationships
December 1st 2008
ISBN1593500920 (ISBN13: 9781593500924)
Psychotherapist Dina Bachelor Evan claims that 98 percent of the couples who come to her for counseling stay together, giving credence to the advice she offers in Break Up or Break Through. Written specifically for a gay and lesbian audience, its rules for good relationships evoke universal self-help themes, such as respecting boundaries, overcoming personal limitations, and creating intimacy. With its breathing exercises, “Spiritual Relationship Personal Inventory” tests, and upbeat chakra-talk, this volume should appeal to New Age couples, gay or straight.
Centering and the Art of Intimacy
December 1st 1984
ISBN0671762133 (ISBN13: 9780671762131)
With this enlightening book, readers can conquer the most common obstacles to satisfying love--the twin fears of aloneness and closeness. The keys to surmounting these fears lie in developing awareness, honesty and commitment. The authors offer activities and exercises to help readers develop these relationship skills.
Oedipal Rejection: Echoes in the Relationships of Gay Men
February 18th 2007
ISBN1934043508 (ISBN13: 9781934043509)
"Scott Harms Rose takes up questions about intimacy among gay men, which even in these post-postmodern times is not a well-traveled subject ... The exploration of the subjects' sense of masculinity, and of their relationships with their fathers and with romantic partners in adulthood, sheds light on the interplay of identity and relationship as it plays out for gay men in a heterosexist environment.
Helping Gay Men Find Love: Tips for Guys on Dating and Beginning a Healthy Relationship
September 18th, 2017
ISBN154656019X (ISBN13: 9781546560197)
Navigating the complex dating world is difficult but finding a life partner is particularly challenging for gay men. On the surface alone, the pool of options is significantly smaller, and potential matches can be hard to spot. But psychology also plays an important role. Growing up as a sexual minority often leads to insecurities and developmental issues particular to gay men, and these create roadblocks when attempting to build a healthy relationship.
Together Forever: The Gay Man's Guide to Lifelong Love
November 1st 2005
ISBN1402203446 (ISBN13: 9781402203442)
One of the greatest challenges that gay men face today is deciding to be in a long-term committed relationship and then learning how to make it work. Dr. Kantor busts the myths that exist in the gay community about relationships and gives gay men a model for healthy, happy marriages.
Queer Cosmos: The Astrology of Queer Identities & Relationships
November 12th 2019
Queer Cosmos is a contemporary, fresh look into astrology, personal insight, and relationships for the LGBTQ+ community! Astrologer Colin Bedell from Cosmopolitan and QueerCosmos.com has brought together fifteen years of research, client interviews, and astrological mastery to create a spiritual guide for not only resistance and resilience, but also personal insights and relationship compatibility.
Homo Domesticus: Notes from a Same-Sex Marriage
December 26th 2006
ISBN0738210811 (ISBN13: 9780738210810)
What happens when you pair a romantic with a nonromantic? Where does the twain meet when you like to wow your lover with an original song and he thinks a bar of soap is a thoughtful gift? In his charming, often hilarious account of his decade-long relationship with his boyfriend (now husband), journalist David Valdes Greenwood sets the record straight on gay marriage, playfully disarming the arguments against it. Here are the highpoints (and some low points) that chart any good relationship: from the first blush of romance; to meeting the in-laws; to forgetting your pants at your own wedding; to figuring out in those first years that "life as a couple is all about discovering just how many things you can approach differently without actually killing each other"; and finally, of sharing that first great love, a child.
Keeping Mr. Right: The Gay Man's Guide to Lasting Relationships
June 1st 2004
ISBN1555838006 (ISBN13: 9781555838003)
In his 2000 best-seller, Mr. Right Is Out There, Dr. Kenneth George helped countless gay men find long--lasting love. But now that they’ve found it, what do they do? In this comprehensive follow-up book, Dr. George offers, in the same warm and wise manner, guidelines for gay men on forming successful male couples. Included in this book are tips on: Negotiating changes rather than living with annoying differences. . Defining your relationship with a “job description.” . Resolving conflicts rather than walking away. . Maintaining your friendship within the context of your partnership. . Having a great sex life. . Developing a willingness to continue working on the relationship.
Get Closer: A Gay Men's Guide to Intimacy
June 1st 200
ISBN1555838650 (ISBN13: 9781555838652)
Each relationship is as individual as the men who are involved. Rather than rely on a one-size-fits-all approach to relationship success, Dr. Jeffrey Chernin helps each of us to acquire a better understanding of ourselves and how we engage in intimate relationships. In this warm and compassionate guide, Chernin helps us answer the questions we long to answer: How can I build a long-lasting partnership? Why am I afraid to get closer? How can I open myself to deeper, more intimate communication? How can I put an end to ongoing fights and stalemates with my partner?
Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships
August 21st 2012
ISBN019974355X (ISBN13: 9780199743551)
Beyond Loving provides a critical examination of interracial intimacy in the beginning decades of the twenty-first century- an era rife with racial contradictions, where interracial relationships are increasingly seen as symbols of racial progress even as old stereotypes about illicit eroticism persist. Drawing on extensive qualitative research, Amy Steinbugler examines the racial dynamics of everyday life for lesbian, gay, and heterosexual Black/White couples.
Intimate Betrayal: Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships
January 2nd 2014
Help ease the secret suffering of lesbians in abusive relationships! Why is woman-on-woman violence so often ignored or discounted? Intimate Betrayal: Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships uncovers the hidden problem of lesbians who hurt the women they love. This long-needed book brings together theory, practice, and research to suggest new and fruitful ways to understand, prevent, and treat this common problem.
Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships
May 29th 1996
ISBN1560247533 (ISBN13: 9781560247531)
Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships provides a comprehensive analysis of same-sex domestic violence, addressing the major theoretical and treatment issues for both its victims and perpetrators. Its contents raise awareness among social service providers, of the problem of same-sex domestic violence and emphasize the need for special services for both victims and perpetrators.
Bringing Perfect Back: The Gay Man's Relationship Guide to Finding His Perfect Partner
October 18th 2008
ISBN1439214239 (ISBN13: 9781439214237)
At a time when what a gay male relationship is and can be is radically changing, Bringing Perfect Back offers a refreshing and personable look at everything facing the modern gay man, whether he's searching for a partner or committed to one. From the early stages of how to present himself and how to know what will work for him, to taking sensible advantage of the Internet as well as the world at large as he ventures out into the serious romance market, Bringing Perfect Back walk him through the beginnings with solid counsel and down-to-earth humor.
My Guy: A Gay Man's Guide to a Lasting Relationship
June 1st 2002
ISBN1570719675 (ISBN13: 9781570719677)
Most single gay men wish they were in a relationship but don't recognize that they have set up obstacles to a happy, long-lasting connection. My Guy offers a step-by-step approach that any gay man can use to take charge of his life, master his flaws through self-awareness and dedicate himself to creating a great relationship for himself and his lover.
And Then I Met This Woman: Previously Married Women's Journeys into Lesbian Relationships
July 1st 1993
ISBN0965884414 (ISBN13: 9780965884419)
Remarkable stones of thirty-six women whose lives have been transformed by intimacy with another woman. For many, making the transition from heterosexual wifehood to lesbianism was like "coming home". A diverse collection of experiences from all walks of life.
Friendship, Dating, and Relationships
January 1st 2010
ISBN1435835786 (ISBN13: 9781435835788)
Dating and relationships are important parts of the teen years. GLBT teens may have questions about these topics that are different from their straight counterparts. This book explores GLBT teens' relationships with themselves, their friends, and the people they date. Issues such as getting over a breakup, dating and online safety, safe sex, and coming out to one's friends are presented in a comprehensive, engaging manner.
Best Date Ever: True Stories That Celebrate Gay Relationships
April 1st 2007
ISBN1593500084 (ISBN13: 9781593500085)
Whether it’s a first date or a tenth, dinner in or dancing out, here is a new and fresh spin on the dating world, illustrating the time-honored tradition of romance.
The Super Gay Book: Dating For Gay Girlfriends and Gay Boyfriends
March 4th 2014
Let The Super Gay Book Show You How To Have A Super Gay Dating Experience! Today only, get this Kindle book for FREE. Regularly priced at $5.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Are you new to the gay dating scene and have no idea where to begin? Are you having a hard time finding a super partner to go out and have a great time with? This book will delve into what the issues and problems are that can stand in your way to finding the perfect partner.
One Gay Man's Anxious Relationship Patterns
January 18th 2015
ISBN1507609639 (ISBN13: 9781507609637)
"One Gay Man's Anxious Relationship Patterns" is the author's true story of Anxious Attachment. Bo Sebastian documents many relationships from childhood to adulthood, showing the diverse ways attachment disorder can affect even a spiritual teacher and life coach of twenty-five years. Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Attachment Disorder can elude even the most diligent mind.
The Lesbian Couples Guide
May 12th 1995
ISBN0060950218 (ISBN13: 9780060950217)
A complete guide to lesbian relationships that explores both the practical and emotional dimensions of being a lesbian couple in today's society.
Permanent Partners: Building Gay & Lesbian Relationships That Last
October 24th 1988
ISBN0452286212 (ISBN13: 9780452286214)
A timely and authoritative guide to creating healthy, lasting partnerships, by an author who draws upon more than 15 years of professional experience counseling lesbians and gay men.
Intimacy Between Men: How to Find and Keep Gay Love Relationships
November 30th 1990
ISBN0452266963 (ISBN13: 9780452266964)
More and More gay men are seeking to establish exclusive and enduring relationships but find themselves blocked by an inability to achieve intimacy. This insightful, supportive book is for all of them.
Relationship Chameleon: Healing from a Lesbian Narcissist
November 21st 2019
ISBN1999563336 (ISBN13: 9781999563332)
Sex vs. Love: The Ultimate Showdown
November 2nd 2009
ISBN1439259763 (ISBN13: 9781439259764)
Meet the Champions.... In this corner, in the red satin trunks, Sex. Primal, strong, quick on his feet and with one scary right hook. Sex is a tough customer. Used to coming out on top, full of surprises, Sex has a long record of throwing curves at the most powerful of opponents and walking away with the title belt. In the opposite corner - in the white trunks with the hearts - stands Love. No welterweight, Love, he's been known to bring kings to their knees.
Gay Online Dating: How To Meet, Attract And Date The Hottest Guys On The Internet
January 25th 2012
The Art of Dating, Relationships & Sex for the Discerning Lesbian
February 15th 2009
ISBN1434824551 (ISBN13: 9781434824554)
"If there were a 'user's manual' for lesbians, this would be it. Baeli attempts to clarify the questions and provide the answers to some of the most pressing issues that young or new lesbians might have--and accomplishes her goal effectively. She does this with integrity, great insight, sincerity as well as a generous dose of sometimes scathing humor." Lightswitcher Books A great gift for emerging lesbians, curious lesbians and any other lesbian who wishes to find and maintain quality relationships, while avoiding the usual pitfalls of online dating, real-time dating, commitment, and intimacy.
The Sex and Love Handbook: Polyamory! Bisexuality! Swingers! Spirituality!
July 9th 2004
ISBN0975380109 (ISBN13: 9780975380109)
Make way for the next sexual revolution! Plenty of books describe the mechanics of sex but barely scratch the surface. The Sex and Love Handbook explores the most sensual sexual organ: the human brain. Explore the emotions, philosophies, risks and rewards of reaching toward your next sexual level. Nothing is out of bounds except dishonesty and hypocrisy.
Just Ask!: 1000 Questions to Grow Your Relationship
October 24th 2012
ISBN1477282750 (ISBN13: 9781477282755)
How well do you know your partner, spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend? Whether you are on a first date, at your family reunion, or girls night out, this book sparks interesting conversation with the people in your life. Use this book to engage meaningfully with your loved ones, uncover new information about one other, and have fun! The questions between these covers can help you better get to know family members, significant others, and co-workers alike. Do you think you know the answer s to these questions about your par tner? Are you okay with your partner flirting with others? Explain.
A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples
January 1, 1981
ISBN1413306292 (ISBN13: 9781413306293)
Protect your rights -- protect your relationship Now more than ever, it's important that you take the proper legal steps to define and protect your relationship in the eyes of the law. If you don't, you run the risk of being shut out of each other's lives -- and the lives of children you co-parent -- in times of medical, financial or personal crisis. This practical, plain- English guide shows lesbian and gay couples how to make practical decisions about living together, obtain domestic partner benefits, make medical decisions for each other when needed, take care of each other's finances when one partner is incapacitated, leave property to each other, have and raise children through adoption, donor insemination, surrogacy or foster parenting.
Hiv + Sex: The Psychosocial And Interpersonal Dynamics Of Hiv Seropositive Gay And Bisexual Men's Relationships
January 1st 2005
ISBN1591472458 (ISBN13: 9781591472452)
HIV is no longer a death sentence and persons with HIV are living longer, healthier and more sexually active lives. Nevertheless, the sexual practices of gay men living with HIV have largely been ignored. This book illuminates the struggles faced by HIV-positive gay and bisexual men as sexual beings, but also describes the myriad ways in which many of these men are able to celebrate their sexuality. This distinctive and timely volume offers meaningful and practical information for anyone working with HIV seropositive gay and bisexual men in both research and service domains.
Boston Marriages: Romantic but Asexual Relationships Among Contemporary Lesbians
November 17th 1993
ISBN0870238760 (ISBN13: 9780870238765)
This collection of theoretical essays and personal stories is not just about "Boston marriages," a term referring to two women in a nonsexual but nonetheless deeply committed relationship. As the book so well concludes, there is no language for this type of relationship, not just for lesbians but for anyone—gay, straight, male, or female—who relates to others outside the traditional roles of friend, lover, spouse, or relative.
Women in Relationships with Bisexual Men: Bi Men by Women
November 16th 2015
ISBN0739134590 (ISBN13: 9780739134597)
Framed by a comprehensive review of international research, literature, and film, this book is an intimate journey into the experiences and insights of 79 Australian women in relationships with bisexual men. It takes us into the daily lives, sexual intimacies, and families of MOREs (mixed-orientation relationships) that span the gamut from extremely oppressive experiences with bi-misogynist men to extremely liberating with bi-profeminist men.
More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory
September 2nd 2014
ISBN0991399706 (ISBN13: 9780991399703)
Can you love more than one person? Have multiple romantic partners, without jealousy or cheating? Absolutely! Polyamorous people have been paving the way, through trial and painful error. Now the new book More Than Two can help you find your own way. With completely new material and a fresh approach, Franklin Veaux and Eve Rickert wrote More Than Two to expand on and update the themes and ideas in the wildly popular polyamory website morethantwo.com.
Same Sex Relationships: From 'odious Crime' to 'gay Marriage'
July 1st 2006
ISBN0199297738 (ISBN13: 9780199297733)
This book is based on the Clarendon Lectures in Law given in October 2005. The book deals with the remarkable change in society's attitude to homosexuality since the 1960's, and the 2005 Civil Partnership Act, which creates a framework in which same-sex couples can have their relationship legally recognized in much the same way as heterosexual marriage. It examines questions such as what are the essentials of the civil partnership relationship? Do civil partnerships really provide for a 'gay marriage', and if not, will they satisfy the demands for equality increasingly being made by the gay community?
Ask Me!: 728 Questions for Heterosexual and Gay Couples
November 1st 2005
ISBN1425901247 (ISBN13: 9781425901240)
When WAS the last time you were curious about someone? Boost your curiosity and fuel your desire with Ask Me Are you asking the right questions before you commit to a lifetime with someone? Ask Me has some questions for you Whether you just met someone today, you''''ve recently committed to a relationship, or you have settled into a life together, Ask Me is a fantastic companion for your relationship.