Dating and relationships while a resident
"I'm going down the parkway from Westchester, and it's very beautiful, very scenic, you know, the trees blowing in the wind, the sun coming through the clouds—and I had this crazy epiphany." "I was like: I'm gay. It's who I am." At the time, Nicole had been separated from her husband for a year and had begun exploring same-sex relationships but was in the midst of one last reconciliation attempt with him.
"I started having this fantasy that I'd just stay married until I was in my sixties, and one day I'd meet some woman and she and I would adopt old dogs and, like, live on a ranch," she says, laughing and shaking her head.
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Nicole Sachs remembers perfectly the moment she realized she was gay.
"I sit down at the bar and I say to my friend, 'I'd just like to tell you: I'm gay!
She looked and me and she goes, 'Well, Nicole, that's a really long time.' " It seems like every time you turn around these days you hear about another woman who is leaving her man for a woman: actress Cynthia Nixon, J.
Crew's Jenna Lyons, my good friend Rachel, who gave me a blow-by-blow account of how she fell in love with a woman post-divorce.
' I tell her my plan, that I'm going to stay married for another 10 or 15 years and then do all these other things.
And I have to give her so much credit, because she didn't make fun of me.