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More so than other members of the LGBT community, lesbian women feel pressure to label themselves with terms they are not necessarily comfortable with.
It can be difficult for lesbian women to identify their partner’s behavior as abusive, according to a study published in the Journal of Homosexuality. “[People in the LGBT community] work so hard for legitimacy,” Ault said.
“It feels very vulnerable to acknowledge that the relationships we work to have recognized are sometimes toxic.” When lesbian women realize they are in an abusive relationship, disclosing this information to others and seeking help can be challenging.
There is also the possibility that the lack of dating culture contributes to the problem of some lesbian women being too aggressive in establishing a relationship.When relationships progress rapidly, it can be difficult for one partner to detect signs of the other partner’s potential to be unstable or abusive.The victim might condone dangerous or inappropriate behavior after interpreting it as a method of showing love and passion.Lesbians are not necessarily as welcomed as gay men in these places.There is the Her dating app for women in the LGBT community, but it isn’t specifically for lesbians.