Age difference

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.
Does my teacher like me? I have a crush on her!

Does my teacher like me? I have a crush on her!

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

Question answered on March 8, 2010 by

Sorted in Age difference, High-school, Questions

Hi Molly, Thank you so much for writing in to us at AlterHéros and sharing your situation. From the sounds of it, it seems that you've got a huge crush on your female ELA teacher and you're wondering if she likes you back. Let's make a list of ... Read more.
We are both hetero, could she really be in love with me, or is she confused?

We are both hetero, could she really be in love with me, or is she confused?

Question asked by Lisa (36 years old heterosexual woman from Ireland, Ireland)

Question answered on September 29, 2009 by

Sorted in Age difference, Uncomfortable in my skin, Questions

Hi Lisa, Thanks for coming to Alterheros. I'd like to break your question down a little bit and take a look at it in smaller pieces. First of all, you are saying that your female friend has recently told you that she is attracted to you. It is completely normal ... Read more.
I want to know if my friend likes me!

I want to know if my friend likes me!

Question asked by anonymous (27 years old homosexual man from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on March 26, 2008 by

Sorted in Age difference, Questions, Relationships

Hi, Thank you for your question. In this day and age, it is true that technology is there to "help" us communicate, but somehow manages to alienate us as well. I think your situation is multi-layered. First, you are not sure of this person's intentions; secondly, the type of communication may tend to ... Read more.
I am in love with my teacher but he recently got married

I am in love with my teacher but he recently got married

Question asked by sie (15 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on February 7, 2008 by

Sorted in Age difference, High-school, Questions

Hi Sie, Thank you for your question. A teacher-student relationship is a delicate balance, because the teacher, coach, tutor, school staff are in position of trust, authority and dependency. Because of this, a sexual or love relationship cannot exist between student and teacher. Canadian and US laws are very clear about ... Read more.
I have strong feelings for an older man ?

I have strong feelings for an older man ?

Question asked by marie (15 years old heterosexual woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on September 30, 2006 by

Sorted in Age difference, Questions

Hello Marie, Thanks for writting to AlterHeroes. I understand that you have recently become attracted to a teacher at your school. From your description, I see that you are torn by your feelings regarding this mutual attraction. He is at least 25 years older than you and you worry that ... Read more.
Accepting an Age Difference or Setting a Limit

Accepting an Age Difference or Setting a Limit

The question must be posed, is it ok to date an older man? Different cultures have different opinions and it is certainly not unheard of in the gay community either. Of course, each of us has to decide for ourselves. It can be difficult to accept the differences posed by age which often go beyond […]

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Lesbian Butch-Femme Relationships

Lesbian Butch-Femme Relationships

Dear Rachel: My question concerns the Butch/Femme relationship. I have always considered myself femme/feminine, but I don’t know if this is really all there is to being femme in a butch/femme relationship. In the past my girlfriends have been either other femmes or more androgynous, but I am in the process of starting a relationship […]

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