Figure out how to set boundaries and have a healthy relationship even with everyday ups and downs or when you are tired of the overwhelming nitty gritty things of living together. LGBTQ couples or marriage counseling might be an option. It is a wonderful feeling; being in love, waking up next to your loved one. Same sex couples have similar connections, issues or problems as straight couples regardless of the sexual orientation.
Before beginning any treatment with a homosexual client, a therapist has the responsibility of making sure he or she is well versed on issues related to sexuality, has the skills necessary to create a positive and nonjudgmental environment, and will not feel uncomfortable discussing issues related to homosexuality. If a therapist believes homosexuality is wrong, sinful, immoral, or a mental illness, he or she should NOT work with gay clients. Refer this client to someone who is able to provide the necessary components of a therapeutic relationship. If a therapist believes that a person can change his or her sexual orientation often referred to as conversion, reparative, or reorientation therapy , it is only ethical to do adequate research on the topic before beginning such treatment. Understand that the American Psychiatric Association, The American Psychological Association, The American Academy of Pediatrics, and others have denounced this type of treatment due to the high incidences of negative outcomes and very low and even questionable success rates. Also understand that while you can help a client change his or her behavior, it is much more difficult, if not impossible, to change who they are.
They make their own. We are all socialized to be heterosexual. Because of not being main-stream, lesbian have some challenges in addition to the regular life challenges that everyone faces.
Same-sex couples share many commonalities with heterosexual couples. The day-to-day activities of their lives often are similar, but the social context in which they live differs greatly, largely due to the influences of the dominant heterosexual culture and traditional expectations of gender roles within a relationship. Many same-sex pairs may experience extreme stress if every day supports are lacking in their lives—for example, familial, legal, religious, economic, and social support.