As a bisexual woman , I spend a lot of time considering the positive and negative qualities of both men and women. Each group has their pros and cons, but there are definitely some days when guys become such a hassle that I think, "Screw it, it's girls only for me from now on. When we've been burned one time to many by men and we've said, maybe even jokingly, how much easier it would be to become a lesbian and never have to deal with them again. You might be thinking, but wait! It doesn't work that way!
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Lesbromance: Where Straight Men and Lesbians Meet - Comediva
A look into the experiences of bisexual women who happened to fall in love with men. I've only ever been with my boyfriend and one woman, so it was a big deal when I wrote down that I was bisexual on that form. At least for me; it was the first time I had identified myself in that way. A year or so later, when I got pregnant, we went back in to the doctor to confirm and after we had heard our baby's heartbeat for the first time, seen that it was a real being, that our lives were about to change, the nurse comes in to do my examination my boyfriend had left at this point and tells me in a sly voice, 'I guess we can cross the bisexual off your chart, can't we? That was just a phase. I grew up in a Christian, conservative family. My parents never said that homosexuality was wrong, but they never really said it was OK either.
The Real Reasons Lesbians Date Straight Women
Dating as a queer woman presents a unique set of issues. Men would either ask me to explain what the term meant, incorrectly assume they knew exactly what it meant, or completely misidentify me. It quickly became a frustrating ritual for me, a self-identified queer woman and someone with a graduate-level education in gender and queer studies, to constantly be in a position of educating.
Sexual identity is a lot less rigid than you'd think. In recent years, celebrities like Amber Heard and Cynthia Nixon have made headlines for dating or marrying women after spending years in heterosexual relationships. Turns out the phenomenon has been going on for quite some time.