a significant relationship that is neither romantic or sexual in nature, often involving a greater degree of commitment and entanglement than is considered typical for friendships. People in Queer Platonic Relationships can be of any orientation.
- Dealing with assumptions that the relationship is sexual and romantic.
- Being met with confusion when you explain the relationship to others
- Struggling to find a term that correctly identifies the person’s role in your life (ie, “friend” is wrong but “partner” is also sometimes misleading)
Celeste and Tansy live together and raise children together. They are committed to each other and their shared future. They are not romantically or sexually involved with one another.