In any case, it was thoughtful and special and memorable. It was the beginning of the relationship so I tried to smile, but it was horrible," recalled Williams-Witherspoon, 50, of Darby. But Rich Santos, the dating diaries blogger for Marie Claire magazine, says if there's any question about gift-giving, it's safe to assume it's not happening.Ah, the dangers of December dating - a minefield, particularly for the newly coupled. If you're still on the fence, he recommends the forward approach, asking straight out, "Are we doing gifts this year?Hundreds of miles from her paramour, she began to brood. " She couldn't wait until Christmas morning to find out, so she opened the box five days early and found a bottle of champagne with an elaborately taped note attached."Why is my adoring beau giving me a bottle of booze for Christmas? It wished her and her family a happy holiday and advised them to enjoy what was inside.
Perhaps you have a lesbian officemate or classmate, or you happen to see one in the bar or coffee shop you always go to. [Read: How to stop obsessing about that one perfect date] #2 Go out of your comfort zone. These days, there are tons of social media sites dedicated to the lesbian community.For a birthday, this same individual gave me a pair of Afro-centric earrings.But if you took time to notice me, you'll notice I never take my diamonds out, so I'm never going to wear them. It can be a little intimidating at first, it feels like you’re in a whole new territory dominated by veteran lesbians who seem to easily get all the girls.While it’s hard enough to come out of the closet and be gay in this cold, hetero world, there will be one person *or two* who will gladly and oh-so-lovingly welcome you into their arms.