This is clearly not the case, especially for those people who consider themselves versatile HIYA. But it ought not to be impossible to sexually switch things up. Sure, people have a preference, but now could be the perfect time to escape the top or bottom prison you live in.
What are the signs that you are gay? Are you really gay or are your thoughts about other men just a fantasy? Unfortunately, the answer to these questions isn't simple.
Adolescence is the dawn of sexual attraction. It happens due to the hormonal changes of puberty. These changes involve both the body and the mind — so just thinking about someone attractive can cause physical arousal.
These articles are about special topics related to OCD and related disorders. For more general information, please visit our "About OCD" section. OCD, as we know, is largely about experiencing severe and unrelenting doubt. It can cause you to doubt even the most basic things about yourself — even your sexual orientation.
Determining your sexual orientation can be a confusing experience, but only you can truly determine it, on your own terms. There's no test for it yet, so the most reliable method is to look at your history and feelings, and make an educated guess. Below is some helpful information on figuring out a little more about your sexuality.
Follow us. Many people are brought up to believe that everyone is sexually attracted to the opposite gender. Loads of people are attracted to the same gender, or more than one gender, and this is absolutely fine and normal.
Sexual orientation isn't something that most people understand overnight. However, some people say "I knew I was gay in first grade when I had a crush on my same gender friend! A lot of different factors can make coming out as gay a stressful situation.
I was answering a question the other day sitting with a small group of people. Some I knew well some less well. My children drove across America together this spring and one of my friends wanted to talk about it as his son and a friend had done the same trip recently but in reverse. East to West instead of West to East.
Try not to make assumptions and let them come and tell you in their own time. One thing you can do is give them the information they need to make good decisions. You can contact Stonewall's Information Service for pointers.
Questioning your sexual orientation or gender identity can be difficult, often because of other peoples' attitudes. But it could help you make sense of feelings you've had for a long time. Whether you're straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, there's no reason not to feel confident and proud of who you are.