Midlife Lesbian Relationships: Friends, Lovers, Children, Parents

Midlife Lesbian Relationships: Friends, Lovers, Children, Parents Sex Roles, Vol. 52, Nos. 7/8, April 2005 ( 2005) DOI: 10.1007/s11199-005-3721-y Book Review Midlife Lesbian Relationships: Friends, Lovers, Chil- with their previous group of friends or their most dren, Parents. Edited by Marcy R. Adleman, recent partner because they are still involved with New York, Harrington Park Press, 2000. 162 chemical usage. These relationships may also alter pp. $49.95, hardcover; $19.95, paperback. because the process of becoming sober causes a strain in the relationship or a new understanding of oneself or others. Finnegan and McNally also In this thoughtful and timely collection of re- address the extra issues that chemically dependent search and essays, multiple authors discuss and ex- women who are just coming out at midlife may plore issues of midlife lesbians. With the growing cul- face. tural acceptance of lesbian and gay individuals, as Family also plays an important role in the well as the aging of the baby boom generation, an lives of midlife lesbians. Although families of origin increasing number of lesbians are dealing with or ap- deal with lesbian daughters in various ways, Sharon proaching these issues. This collection addresses is- Raphael and Mina Meyer present two portraits in sues that many women http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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