As a bisexual woman myself, I can’t deny that something about this stereotype that rings true; bi women do seem to romantically engage, or “end up” with men far more often than with woman.
But is this really because we prefer a life of white-picket simplicity and comfort?
I spent the first two decades of my life living as a closeted trans woman — a bisexual male to the outside world.2.
I have since transitioned, and now live as a bisexual woman.
In pop culture, there is a profound lack of out-and-proud bisexual male figures.Since I was attracted to boys, I just assumed I was straight and ignored the attraction I felt for girls.I never gave myself the chance to think about it because I was safe where I was.But I believe that it’s time to examine the pervasive, inner workings of heterosexual conditioning that, whether any of us in the bisexual community want to admit or not, have doomed so many bisexual/lesbian pairings to failure.While I understand that I can’t speak for anyone else’s experiences, I’ve written this article with two particular perspectives in mind:1.