A bisexual woman’s tweet about dating other women got a lot of attention online after she said women are socialised to compliment one another.
Twitter user @gilltheamazon wrote: “As a bisexual woman, I still cannot tell if another woman is flirting with me or just being nice, on that same note I have no idea how to convey to a woman I’m not just being nice, I’m flirting with you.”
Like yes I think you’re pretty and your shoes are hot but also kiss me?
She adds that this is something that’s clearer cut in heterosexual interactions.
I will literally only say this once more: women are confused because it is our CULTURE to compliment each other in bars, at parties literally everywhere. We are KIND to each other. Men don’t compliment my earrings just for funzies. This tweet was not for men to claim. Bye.
I will literally only say this once more: women are confused because it is our CULTURE to compliment each other in… https://t.co/DPyYf2ria1
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Her sentiments are relatable
In response, other women also shared their experiences with trying to flirt with women
@gilltheamazon @emoblackthot I'm too shy to even tell girls I think they're pretty or I like their clothes or some… https://t.co/t8nvXFuuCt