No, she’s not just “going through a period. “
1. Yes, she is actually bisexual. You’dn’t keep asking a woman that is straight had been dating if she ended up being “really” straight, right? Yeah, it is simply as strange to do that to a bisexual girl.
2. And on top of irritating concerns, she probably experiences an unique as a type of identification erasure. Whenever I’m away during the films with David, the high, hairy, right guy, culture assumes that I’m a woman that is straight. Whenever I’m down at a queer club covered in glitter and making away with Lauren, the lesbian I’m seeing, culture assumes I’m a lesbian that is femme. As either straight or gay while I enjoy dating people like David and people like Lauren, both experiences often include bi erasure, or society’s desire to categorize me. As being a total result, we frequently feel unseen. You can help her feel close to her identity by encouraging her to stay involved in the bi community and not making the mistake of assuming she’s straight or gay now based upon your own orientation if you’re dating a bisexual woman. (more…)