If that's your goal, reframe your thinking. There is a possibility that she is just a nice friend, but it may also be that she likes you. I don't want to send you the wrong signal. We never called her gay. Introducing her to other lesbians, requesting she seek the help of a therapist, encouraging a positive self-concept, and encouraging her to embrace her sexuality as part of her identity can all help produce positive outcomes Determine your goal.
When you both feel ready, ease back into the friendship with short, low-pressure meetups, like a half hour lunch in a public place. Spend at least a couple weeks apart from your friend instead to try and cool down and pick up the friendship at a less intense level. Acknowledge signs of your friend's sexuality. At this point, a private, heart-to-heart talk might be the only way to move forward. Sometimes bringing it into the open is what you need to do, regardless of how your friend feels. But all of them are important and valid and part of the varied experiences of being a lesbian.
I don't want to send you the wrong signal. If this would devastate you, and you don't have a support network to help you out especially if you are in the closet , it might not be a good idea to continue. Together, they cited information from. Your best friend's sexuality is her own business. If you think your best friend might like you, look for signs such as lingering touches or jealousy of your other friends. But he does not show up in the show.
Instead of trying to settle the question of your friend's identity, figure out what your goal is. Her less-than-subtle references to sex and her fiery demeanor set the stage for other female comics, such as Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers, to follow in her footsteps, Goldberg and others have said. Support for your friend's identity and relationships is critical to maintaining her mental health. » Not sure what is going on with all these substandard offerings of late. If your friend doesn't react well to the changes in your relationship, you need to bring up the elephant in the room. Or are you trying to turn the friendship into something more? Just another clunker from massive underachiever Cash Markman. Non-heterosexuals are not mentally ill nor are they suffering from a phobia of an expected sexual or gender role.
Respect her and her sexuality. Phoebe's 82 year-old client Rose died on her massage table, and her spirit went into her- now she has two crazy personalities and an octogenarian's agenda. If your friend has dated men in the past or told you about her crush on a guy, it's very likely that she's straight. If you're lesbian, or not sure, it's best not to share that in the same conversation. Haggins notes that, according to biographical information on Mabley, the entertainer clearly had romantic relationships with men. There are ways to defuse the situation without prying into your friend's personal life.
If she reacts to the topic with revulsion, it is not wise to continue the conversation. You will probably continue to suspect something or second-guess your friend until you clear the air. During a private conversation, make it clear that you are not interested without putting your friend on the spot. Two of the segments have the lady interviewing or hiring a babysitter with no baby to sit. If your friend holds your hand on the street, gives you massages, or hugs you for an unusually long time, she might have a crush on you. Might as well just go back to the Howard! Your friend does not desire to alter her orientation any more than you do.
Then, discuss whether you just want to be friends or would like to pursue a relationship with her. I just need a little time apart to clear my head. But if you can't move on without getting it off your chest, don't pour out your whole soul to your friend. This is not something you can do for her. You will probably continue to suspect something or second-guess your friend until you clear the air.
During a private conversation, make it clear that you are not interested without putting your friend on the spot. If she might have a crush on you, however, you can help defuse this and save the friendship. This is the make-or-break moment, and sad though it is, the response is rarely the one you want. Support her, be an ally, and value her as a human being. If she tells you her sexual orientation, do not doubt or question her, but respect how she would like to be identified.
Plot In A Paragraph: it's the wedding of Ross's ex wife Carol and her lesbian lover Susan, Monica is hired to do the catering when the original caterer has an accident, meanwhile Phoebe finds herself possessed by the spirit of a client who died on her massage table. I mean she was Moms on stage but when she walked off that stage she was Mr. Support her, be an ally, and value her as a human being. Whichever side of this you're coming from, it takes a careful approach to avoid damaging the friendship. A new year may motivate many of us to ponder new endeavors. Also, if she contacts you a lot and is upset if you take too long to respond, she may want to be more than friends.
If you have cuddled, kissed, or done anything else with your best friend that could lead her on, stop and think about why you did it. It is your friend's business who knows her sexual preferences. You do not have to be 100% certain before you do something. . How does she react to fictional and real-life homosexual couples? You don't need your friend to confess; you just need to return to an uncomplicated friendship. It's interesting to see now, all these years later how prejudice some people were, and still are in some places.