By Lisa M. Diamond
Is love "blind" in terms of gender? for ladies, it simply may be. This unsettling and unique booklet bargains a thorough new figuring out of the context-dependent nature of woman sexuality. Lisa Diamond argues that for a few girls, love and wish should not rigidly heterosexual or gay yet fluid, altering as ladies go through the phases of lifestyles, numerous social teams, and, most crucial, varied love relationships.
this angle clashes with conventional perspectives of sexual orientation as a reliable and glued trait. yet that view relies on learn carried out virtually completely on males. Diamond is the 1st to review a wide crew of girls over the years. She has tracked one-hundred girls for greater than ten years as they've got emerged from youth into maturity. She summarizes their stories and studies learn starting from the psychology of affection to the biology of intercourse variations. Sexual Fluidity bargains relocating first-person money owed of ladies falling out and in of affection with males or ladies at diversified occasions of their lives. For a few, gender turns into beside the point: "I fall in love with the individual, now not the gender," say a few respondents.
Sexual Fluidity bargains a brand new figuring out of women's sexuality--and of the relevant value of affection.