Bisexuality and Relationships with Men and Women
Webcast Q&A: 20 March 2011, Question 3
I answered a question on bisexuality and relationships with men and women on 20 March 2011. You can listen to or download the podcast of just this question below – or check out the whole episode of Philosophy in Action Radio.
If one is bisexual and derives different values from relationships/sex with men than with women, is it proper to maintain concurrent relationships with both? Assume here, that if such an individual were to forsake having a relationship or sex with either gender, he/she would feel like something is missing and would long for the other.
My Answer, In Brief: It's not possible, in my view, to maintain a deep and meaningful sexual relationship with more than one person. So the answer to this dilemma seems to lie in introspection and perhaps experimentation.
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