Method Data In the present study I analyzed 60 in-depth interviews with gay- and lesbian-identified adults in 30 long-term cohabiting relationships. Respondents described that, despite outwardly positive interactions, they perceive that family members secretly have underlying negative feelings, a dynamic I characterized as covert ambivalence.
Oxford, UK: Elsevier; Suggest books that should be available in the library that describe families like yours. Exploring ambivalence in family ties: Progress and prospects.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender friendships in adulthood. Alternative Lifestyles, 1— Utilizing a cross-sectional survey design, the research project was conducted through collaboration with 11 community-based agencies across the U.
Turning Points and Sexual Orientation Dominant narratives shape many aspects of retrospective storytelling by reinforcing the proscribed norms of the life course and are evident in these data. The sample Family lives of lesbian and gay adults gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and 43 transgender adults.
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Telling sexual stories: Power, change, and social worlds. Prior research suggests that gay men also maintain close relationships with exes, though to Family lives of lesbian and gay adults lesser extent than lesbians Nardi, Archives of Sexual Behavior, 35— Lesbian mothers and their children: A comparative survey.
Journal of Homosexuality, 431— The interviews lasted between minutes and were audio-recorded with the permission of the participant. Stata statistical software: Release
In this way, psychological ambivalence is experienced in relation to—and as a result of—the broader structural contradictions of sociological ambivalence, although few studies have directly addressed the interaction of micro-level psychological ambivalence and macro-level sociological ambivalence Connidis, Sociological theory: Values and sociocultural change.
That would be a big one. Some of the findings for these participants reflect innovations to the life course that are not necessarily exclusive to LG populations, but are reflective of people who lack access to the normative transitions that mark adult life. And actually, I get along well with her family.
So some of his family has close relations.