Every now and then, I get that unfortunate phone call. You know the one – when your best friend has had her heart broken by a boy. You try to comfort her and reassure her that she will indeed date again, but she knows differently; she’ll just become a lesbian, she says, then dating will be so much easier!

Unfortunately sexuality is not governed by convenience, but if it were, every woman would be a fellow lady-lover, and here’s why:

1) The sex is better 

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Because who knows a woman’s body better than another woman?

2) Double your wardrobe

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What’s mine is yours, and your beautiful dress from ASOS is mine.

3) Period sympathy

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The pains of PMS are real, and your partner knows this all too well. She probably has ice-cream in the freezer ready for this very occasion. What’s that sound? Oh that’s her boiling the kettle and readying your hot water bottle.

4) No unexpected pregnancies

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Can’t find a condom? Forgot to take your birth control? Fear not!

5) The sex is SO much better

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Wait, what?! Sex doesn’t have to end after the male ejaculates? Extraordinary…

6) No more “man-flu”

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Great news – you’re both immune! So there’s no whining in this house #WomanUp

7) Observant 

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Had your hair cut, bought a new dress, tinted your eyebrows? She knows.

8) Less mess

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Stubble in the sink? Pee on the floor? Forget about it!

9)  What’s that poking me in the back?

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Awww, it’s just your new girlfriend trying to wake you up for breakfast in bed. And she bought you a kitten!! What a great girlfriend.

10) Seriously – the sex.

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Of course this is just for laughs – not all lesbian relationships are perfect, and ‘going gay’ won’t fix your relationship issues (the sex is better though). Queer/straight, we all have our pet peeves, which don’t discriminate against gender/sexuality. So, what do you appreciate most about your relationship? Do you wish your girlfriend/boyfriend would do some things differently? Leave a comment below, on Facebook or Twitter.

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