“It’s a Comparison Thing, Isn’t It?”

  title={“It’s a Comparison Thing, Isn’t It?”},
  author={Caroline Huxley and Victoria Clarke and Emma Halliwell},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  pages={415 - 427}
Women’s feelings about their body and their appearance are an important aspect of their lives, yet little is known about the ways in which partner relationships shape these feelings. There has been some debate about whether or not same-sex relationships offer protection to nonheterosexual (lesbian and bisexual) women from potentially harmful social appearance pressures, but there has been little empirical exploration of this issue. We contribute to the debate by presenting findings from a… Expand
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