The article confirms the argument made by some researcher that people -- or at least women -- are much more sexual flesible than most people think.
Amanda argues that she finds her partner's new look to be "beautiful in the way I have always been able to find other women beautiful, but the attraction is deeper since we have an emotional connection as well."
She argues that the fact that she loves her and cares about her deeply translates into physical attraction.
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