Friendship

I am starting to have feelings for my lesbian friend…

I am starting to have feelings for my lesbian friend…

Question asked by Will (19 man, Canada)

Question answered on February 19, 2012 by

Sorted in Friendship, Questions

Hi Will, Thanks for writing to AlterHeros.  If I understand your question correctly, you are developping feelings for one of your friends, who is a lesbian woman, and you are having negative feelings about the outcome of a disclosure.  All of that is "giving you headaches", as you are saying.  For ... Read more.
(Français) Comment savoir : Amitié ou amour ?

(Français) Comment savoir : Amitié ou amour ?

Question asked by Justine (Femme de 15 ans, Canada)

Question answered on January 31, 2012 by

Sorted in Friendship, Self-esteem, Questions, Relationships

Bonjour Justine, D'abord, je te remercie de la confiance que tu nous accordes. Premièrement, tu dis entretenir une relation privilégiée avec une amie, qui serait peut-être pour vous deux, une relation plus sérieuse qu'une simple amitié. D'un côté, je ne sais pas si cette fille est la première ou l'une des premières filles ... Read more.
I came out to my parents as lesbian but they don’t believe me and my friends rejected me.  What do I do now?

I came out to my parents as lesbian but they don’t believe me and my friends rejected me. What do I do now?

Question asked by Jamie (14 questioning woman, Canada)

Question answered on June 22, 2011 by

Sorted in Friendship, Family, Coming out, Uncomfortable in my skin, Questions, Resources, Coming out

Hi Jamie, Thanks for writing in to us at AlterHéros.  From your post, it sounds like you’re struggling with your coming out to your parents and close friends as lesbian and that you’re trying to figure out what to do now and how to get help. First of all, a great big ... Read more.
Am I still a lesbian if I’m attracted to my transgender friend?

Am I still a lesbian if I’m attracted to my transgender friend?

Question asked by Sara (22 years old homosexual woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on January 16, 2011 by

Sorted in Friendship, Love, Discovery, Age difference, En questionnement, Questions, Relationships, Transsexuality, Lesbian living, Trans living

Hi Sara, You say you have been with the same girlfriend for a while now.  How long is that to you? Some people might think that 6 months is a long time, others might say 2 years. You want to know if you are still considered a lesbian if you ... Read more.
I don’t want to stay lovesick but I don’t know how to avoid it

I don’t want to stay lovesick but I don’t know how to avoid it

Question asked by Elaine C. (21 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on August 4, 2010 by

Sorted in Friendship, Love, Questions

Hi Elaine, Once I had a huge crush on a heterosexual friend and I still think about her years after. I understand what you feel the inability to “continue this way”. It is torturous when you keep such a strong emotion to yourself or when your love feelings are not ... Read more.
Am I attracted to my female friends or is my wetness from something else?

Am I attracted to my female friends or is my wetness from something else?

Question asked by Elliot (14 years old questioning woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on July 7, 2010 by

Sorted in Friendship, Bisexuality, Questions

Hi Elliot, Thanks for submitting your question to Alterheros. It sounds like you're going through a difficult situation. There are a few things to consider. First off, no one has the right to tell you what your sexuality or sexual identity is, nor can they tell you what you ... Read more.
Finding bi/lesbian teens in in Vancouver

Finding bi/lesbian teens in in Vancouver

Question asked by Nicole (14 years old woman from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on June 23, 2010 by

Sorted in Friendship, Dating, Questions

Hi Nicole, I understand what you have been through as it also happened to me when I was 14. Thankfully, the Internet nowadays allows us exploring beyond our immediate settings. Since you didn't specify which part of the island you are on, it's difficult for me to narrow down the search ... Read more.
Even through mixed messages I think she likes me

Even through mixed messages I think she likes me

Question asked by jess (21 years old questioning woman from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on May 31, 2010 by

Sorted in Friendship, Questions, Relationships

Hi Jess, thanks for coming to Alterheros with your question. I understand that you are frustrated about your relationship with your friend and trying to find out whether she reciprocates the feelings that you have for her. I will assume that you are more or less ok with your own feelings ... Read more.
I don’t want to make the same mistake twice !

I don’t want to make the same mistake twice !

Question asked by Lily (14 years old)

Question answered on May 26, 2010 by

Sorted in Friendship, Questions

Hi Lily, Thanks for coming to us with your question. I will try and offer the best advice I can, for your situation. Having a crush on a friend can be a pretty tricky situation even without the added complication of it being a friend of the same sex, ... Read more.
Telling my friend I like her changed our relationship, but I still have feelings for her

Telling my friend I like her changed our relationship, but I still have feelings for her

Question asked by Letitia (14 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on May 12, 2010 by

Sorted in Friendship, Gay & Lesbian, Questions

Letitia, It's difficult to be in a situation where you have strong feelings for a friend who doesn't return them. Your friendship with this girl has already suffered and continues to be different since you revealed your feelings. Right now, you aren't satisfied with the situation and are afraid of losing ... Read more.
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