I’m Bisexual I’m Married and I Want to Explore My Sexuality. ‘Does That Make Me a Stereotype?’
This is Real Sex, Real Answers: An advice column that understands that sex and sexuality is complicated, and worth chatting about openly and without stigma — and that, sometimes, that means reaching out to a stranger on the internet for help. Rachel Charlene Lewis is a long-time reader and writer within the sexual wellness space, and is never not talking about sexuality. So why not join the conversation? Just one of the many unfair, damaging things that marginalized people have to deal with is constantly navigating the space between being our most honest, truest selves and not wanting to feed into stereotypes. But I can say that at the center of healthy relationships is honesty, and the ability to be yourself. I would recommend figuring out the answers to the below questions, for yourself, and then making a move from there. Hey, not making any assumptions here. And, if not, do you have friends or loved ones you can discuss it with? Or is it about the general concept of exploration and trying something new?
Around are no-tell tale signs or giveaways. Before you can identify something, you probably need to know what it means. Wendasha Jenkins Hall , PhD, a sex educator and researcher based in Atlanta explains: Traditionally, bisexuality was used to describe attraction to equally men and women, but as our understanding of gender has become add expansive, the definition of bisexuality has expanded, too. Ditto for the annul. Or you can end up using both. Now, here are some signs you could be bisexual, along along with a couple myths.
Advent out to your parents as lesbian, gay or bisexual naturally brings ahead a lot of questions. How bidding they react? Will it change anything? Can I say it without accomplishment upset? How should I say it? When is the best time?