F or Carren Strock, the revelation came when she was
40 over Lesbian and and
That's not me! I think a lot of women, late in life, when they're no longer worried about raising the kids, and when they're looking back on their marriage and how satisfying it is, find an opportunity to take a second look at what they want and feel like. Diamond's work has sometimes been distorted by rightwing factions in the US, who have suggested it shows homosexuality is optional. Gays and lesbians are also more likely than bisexuals to say their sexual orientation is a positive factor in their lives, though across all three subgroups, many say it is neither positive nor negative.
Coming out at 40, 50, 60 and Beyond
After growing up in a family of seven children in Birmingham, Spelling met her first serious partner, a man, when she was at university. I mean, we're still not really father-raised, are we, so it's a very big journey for women to get to heterosexuality. For example, younger gay men and lesbians are more likely to have disclosed their sexual orientation somewhat earlier in life than have their older counterparts. They never really enjoyed sex with men, or had unfulfilling relationships.