And yet, dating a man who identifies as bisexual remains a taboo.
A few taps of Google drags up countless pieces dissecting the question ‘would you date a bisexual guy?
And as I’m about to pipe in with an explanation, I look up and realize he’s already back to enjoying his meal, unfazed. In one case, a bisexual man made it clear he would be seeing other men but banned her from dating anyone else and confined her to their home to take care of their children. That’s what contributed to an unhealthy relationship,” she says.Some couples found that while their relationship was stable, that they struggled to find acceptance in others.Additionally, the men were far more aware of sexual diversity and desire, so these men were more willing to engage in less heteronormative sexual acts, such as liking anal penetration by their women partners. Many women found themselves exploring BDSM, polyamory, and were themselves encouraged to explore same-sex relationships."We had some women who said that after dating a bi man, they could never go back to dating a straight man." Despite these findings, says Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, such pairings are little understood, both academically and among the public.