A comparative analysis of respondents in the two surveys reveals substantial socio-occupational differences. Table 1 2. Bourdieu P. Blind Men. The attraction the 'closed' relationship holds for younger men may be an effect of their age and the lifestyles that have been shown to them.
However we interpret home-leaving at this stage in life when departures are not always final and when moves are frequent, the timing gap between the two groups is so substantial that it can indubitably be linked to the sexual orientation of the Gay Press respondents which, as we have seen, remains a bone of contention in the relationship with the parents.
However, despite this trend which in a way brings homosexual couples closer to the heterosexual norm, and despite the fact that this norm is becoming less institutionalized, we must stress that the differences between the two kinds of couples remain substantial. Age and prevention To understand this range of strategies, it must be related to the diversity of homosexual lifestyles.