If anyone has anything to add, feel free to do so in the reblogs, because this is just a small fraction of what compulsory heterosexuality can do to lesbians. Our families can be our greatest strength and our biggest weakness. Right now you want to focus on yourself, your career, making strong friendships and figuring out what you want to do with your life. In time, the circle of people in my life who understood each other grew. Both are incredible resources for parents in her exact position. This may be the case for your mom, too.
Hopefully your mother will slowly learn to respect your different point of view, to the point where she will be okay with your confession that you are, in fact, gay.
How to Recognize Compulsory Heterosexuality
What is compulsory heterosexuality? Most recent Most popular Most recent. I've felt so much guilt over this, and there are no excuses for my behavior. When I was 14 I dated someone who was a year and a half older than me, and that sounds pretty close to your situation? As queer and trans people we are given the opportunity to radically redefine relationships from the ground up. This may not be the answer you are looking for, but you are still young and have your whole life ahead of you.
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