The dilemma I have known I was gay since I was a boy, but recently I have started having sexual feelings for women that I've spent a lot of time with at university. I went to a single-sex school and have never really had any female friends. I wonder if this might have contributed to my belief that I was gay. Ever since spending time with these women I haven't had as strong feelings for men and for the first time find myself fantasising about these women.
It is better to try to answer than to respond with silence or evade the question. Practice different responses with colleagues, just as you practice other things that you want to learn. Figure out what you feel comfortable saying. Responses will vary by age and developmental stage of the student. Your comfort in answering these questions will set a welcoming tone in your class and school community. You can just clarify that people love each other in different ways.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. In many ways, gay men and straight women are a perfect pairing. In the vast majority of cases, relationships between gay men and straight women are platonic. In general, the attraction women feel for gay men tends to be emotional in nature, clearing the way for a highly satisfying relationship that outlasts most other relationships gay men and straight women have.
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