Lesbian Ex-Lovers: The Really Long-Term Relationships by Esther D Rothblum, Jacqueline Weinstock |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Lesbian Ex-Lovers: The Really Long-Term Relationships

Lesbian Ex-Lovers: The Really Long-Term Relationships

by Esther D Rothblum, Jacqueline Weinstock
     
 

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

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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. Topics of interest in Lesbian Ex-Lovers include: the roles ex-lovers play in our lives ex-lovers as contexts for change and development how we continue to be influenced by ex-lovers letting go and moving on ex-lovers as current friends and family themes of betrayal and loss of faith reconstructing friendships and community the mystique of the ex-lover friend/family connections among lesbian ex-lovers "Rather than totally scrap a relationship, we recycle it-from lover to ex-lover to friend in a relatively short half-life." Lesbian Ex-Lovers is the only book in print that explores how a lesbian's ex-lovers impact her subsequent romances and lifestyle. This special collection adds a new dynamic to the current literature for and about the lesbian community. Lesbian Ex-Lovers offers advice, anecdotes, and interpretations from such authors, poetesses, and artists as: Michelle Gibson, PhD-educator and editor of Femme/Butch: New Considerations of the Way We Want to Go- who says goodbye to her lover in a sad, passionate elegy Marny Hall-Psychotherapist, editor of the anthology Sexualities, and author of several books, including The Lavender Couch: A Consumer's Guide to Psychotherapy for Lesbians and Gay Men-who muses on the unique bonding between lesbians and their ex-lovers, lending a mystique that surrounds the lesbian lifestyle Alison Bechdel-creator of the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For-who presents a humorous comic str

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560232834
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
A Monograph Published Simultaneously As the Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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