But when she unexpectedly fell in love with her best friend —a woman who, incidentally, is named Taylor—following her divorce from her husband of almost five years, she found herself suddenly tongue-tied.
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I've never been attracted to girls, period. End of story. It Wasn't Love at First Sight The two women first met two years ago when Taylor Donohue was working as a videographer for a mutual friend. And then when I found out her name is also Taylor, I felt even more annoyed. But, Strecker says, she was also looking for a new videographer to help out with her blog. Strecker was still married to her ex-husband at that time, and she says that for a while she had no idea that Donohue was a lesbian—until she tried to set her up with a man and things got a little awkward.
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Strecker started staying with Donohue and her sister, crashing on their couch regularly. They kept me sane.
They helped me find my new apartment and fill out all the paperwork. We really became best friends.
The two women started hitting the town together; Strecker flirted with men while Donohue focused on women. Why am I jealous?
I just like her as a friend, so what's my problem? But I also felt like maybe I just wanted to experiment and be free, and I realized I did actually kind of want to kiss her. Just to see what that would feel like.
So I finally worked up the courage to say something to her. Strecker confessed to Donohue that she might be developing a crush on her. Historically, she always lost interest in the women she dated quickly, and she feared that pursuing anything romantic would ruin their friendship. This is probably a terrible idea. Maybe I'm just crazy right now. It was towing the line for sure. Then, during a trip to Miami, everything changed.
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It was kind of like that for us. Once the divorce was finalized, Strecker says things became much more comfortable. For the most part, Strcker says she's experienced a tremendous outpouring of love. Weight Loss.
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