Many in the straight, gay and lesbian community are afraid of the big “B” word—Bisexual. Would you date a bi+ individual? The biases might surprise you.
The hot topic of the moment—notwithstanding, should straight, gay or lesbian men/women date a bisexual?
Being a bi+ person myself, I find this topic of discussion very humorous. Really, the very same groups who say, ‘its love,’ rights for choice—wouldn’t this fall in line with dating anyone?
I hear it all the time on the streets of Chicago—from the BLGT community that they “tried’ it once, but just couldn’t get over the fact that bisexuals like the opposite sex. Granted, if you are not into it, it can be a hard sell—sort of like Nato (Japan fermented beans)…I get it. But stop to think; is it really all that different?
In relationships, everyone has had a partner they dated and for whatever reason, it didn’t work out. Do you get upset because they dated someone before you? Of course not! It’s just apart of their past.
They Might Leave Me for Another Man!
Well, sorry to state the obvious, but they can leave you for another woman too! Relationships are complicated all by themselves. The fear is internal—it has nothing to do with the person you are dating. If they really truly love you, it shouldn’t matter what partner they had in the past. It’s behind them—they are focusing on you.
They Will Never Be Satisfied with Just Me
I see a pattern here. Is this something you might be thinking for every relationship you are in—or just bisexuals? The reason, what motives do you think your partner isn’t happy with the relationship you have? It’s true, that there are open relationships popping up all around the world—but this has been since the beginning of time. Relax and live in the moment. Stress will only continue to bring problems on what could happen. If there isn’t anything happening now, most likely it will continue, if communication is apart of your relationship.
What Works for One, Doesn’t Work For All Bi+ Individuals
Just think, some politicians are straight, but they seem to be acceptable to the open marriage rule. It only means that you and your partner need to decide what will or won’t work out for the two of you. Generalities don’t play in the whole scheme of the bisexual community. What works for one, may not work for all. Find that special person you can love with your whole heart and mind, and work from there. Love manages a way.