Dan Savage once observed that “most adult bisexuals, for whatever reason, wind up in opposite-sex relationships.” Whether or not you’re a fan of Savage (or his sometimes dubious takes on bisexuality), the statistics support his assertion: The massive 2013 Pew Research LGBT Survey found 84 percent of self-identified bisexuals in committed relationships have a partner of the opposite sex, while only 9 percent are in same-sex relationships. Because on the surface, the fact that 84 percent of bisexuals eventually wind up in opposite-sex partnerships could appear to support the notion that bisexuality is, as people so often insist, actually either “just a phase” or a stepping-stone on the path to “full-blown gayness.” Knowing that wasn’t true, I decided to investigate.Some of my initial suppositions included internalized homophobia, fear of community and family rejection, and concerns over physical safety.The first does a relatively quick lookup to see if there are any eligible promotions for this ASIN or for this customer.If there are, we'll make the subsequent call to see what promotions will be applied if the customer makes a purchase. If you have a relationship/dating question I can help answer, you can send me your letters at [email protected](be sure to read these guidelines first). New readers, welcome to Dear Wendy, a relationship advice blog. You can also follow along on Facebook and Instagram.It isn’t difficult to imagine that for some, the promise of a bit more social currency and safety could be compelling reasons to seek out an opposite-sex partner, even unconsciously.
Do gay men really worry more about their love life than straight men?“Yes”, says a new study developed by dating website, Elite “But it doesn’t seem to make them any less happy overall.” The dating site used data from over 20,000 Americans, in addition to data from individuals in other countries.Outside of that relationship, it makes me feel like a creepy old witch who collects gay men like mail-order Precious Moments figurines.I didn’t hunt down […] This semester at the University of San Francisco, my film professor asked me to make a documentary about something I am passionate about; turns out I am passionate about gay men.‘What the Gays Gave Me’ is a short documentary exploring the dynamic friendship between gay men and straight women. Russell, and I am a researcher and graduate student in social and personality psychology.