“You don’t have to prove yourself to anyone.”
How would you feel if someone tried to invalidate your identity? How would you feel if that person was your therapist?
It happened to Connor Manning with a therapist’s reaction to bisexuality. And unfortunately, Connor’s not the only one who’s had a trusted person be so invalidating.
Something like this can have a real, negative impact on your wellbeing. So find out how Connor got through it, and you’ll get some tips for how to deal if someone tries to erase your identity.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more, check out:
- Here’s What Happens When We Erase Bisexuality – And How You Can Be a Better Ally
- 5 Ways Your Stereotyping of Bisexuality Feeds into Rape Culture