Dating advice for bisexuals
' And I was like, ' Oh my good god, I am actually having this conversation over coffee and toddlers.' They were fine when I said, ' Um, actually...' but the whole experience was pretty invalidating.
I told my husband as soon as I made that realization.
(It's one of those things that when you put the pieces together and suddenly you're like, Ohhhhhhhhh!
Sometimes it means passing depending on the context because it's hard to play the role of educator and/or be on the defense all the time.
Even with friends, I've faced microaggressions in the form of jokes: ' How does straightness feel?
(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?