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ERIC Number: EJ603870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-8392
Passionate Friendships among Adolescent Sexual-Minority Women.
Diamond, Lisa M.
Journal of Research on Adolescence, v10 n2 p191-209 2000
Examined friendships that are emotionally passionate yet lack sexual activity among 18- to 25-year-old sexual-minority women. Found that passionate friendships contained more characteristics of romantic friendships than conventional friendships. Same-sex passionate friendships were initiated at earlier ages than same-sex conventional friendships, and if initiated prior to the first same-sex sexual contact, were less likely to involve sexual attraction. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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