11 Awkward Situations Bisexual Folks Are Tired Of Dealing With

“But I thought only girls could be bi?”

1. Answering outrageously personal questions:

Kindly direct them to this chart:

2. “But only girls can be bisexual!”

As countless studies, and common sense, have shown: Bisexual men exist.

3. The never-ending saga of threesome inquires/jokes/comments:

4. Answering this question:

5. People thinking you simply haven’t made up your mind yet…

6. …or that you’re being super slutty:

7. When you are in a relationship, people think *poof* you’re not bi anymore.

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Evan Rachel Wood knows what’s up when it comes to being a bisexual lady.

8. Feeling pressure to simply choose a side:

9. Your girlfriends won’t trust you around boys, and your boyfriends don’t trust you around girls.

10. Having everyone question the label you choose:

*No, they are not.

11. As if all that isn’t exhausting enough, you run into some people who don’t “believe” your orientation exists:

It’s like they simply CANNOT wrap their brain around the concept:

Because obviously, you are just lying to yourself and the world:

So when you get frustrated, just remember what Woody Allen said:


Also, remember that you are in fantastic company:

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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