Don’t Say This to Your Bisexual Partner

Originally published on Empathize This and republished here with their permission.

Does getting married change someone’s bisexuality?

It’s a common assumption that once someone “settles down” with a partner of one gender, their attraction to people of other genders is just for fun – or nonexistent.

Here’s one woman’s description of how these assumptions feel. Her story will show you why it’s not okay to minimize your partner’s bisexuality – and what she wishes her relationship was like instead.

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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