11 Myths About Bisexuality Dispelled On OkCupid

The terrain of online dating is not always an easy one to navigate, especially when you also have to spend your energies debunking myths about your sexuality. posted on

1. The assumption that bisexual women are just seeking attention from men

2. The assumption that all bisexual men are secretly gay

3. The assumption that bisexual people are cheaters/promiscuous

4. The assumption that all bisexual people want to have a threesome

5. The assumption that bisexual people are “deviant”/”unfaithful”/”just pretending”

6. The concealed homophobia which might accept bisexual women but rejects intimacy between men as “gross”

7. The shaming from other bisexual people for not being ‘authentically’ bi (i.e. bi in the exact same way they are)

8. The assumption that all bisexual women will want to play along in people’s “lesbian experiments”

9. The assumption that if you’ve never had a boyfriend/girlfriend, you’re just pretending to be bisexual

10. The assumption that bisexual women are only exotic variations of straight women

11. The assertion that bisexual people are just being “greedy” and are “confused” about what they want

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