No matter who you are, coming out as bisexual is a difficult thing just like being a bisexual. You have realised your bisexuality and have accepted it. Then you may decide to come out of the closet. You may want to stop and think about whether you are doing the right thing before you will actually do it. Once you do that, the best thing you can do is to prepare what to say and what to expect. Luckily, you’re not alone. Many people at our couple dating site have really positive experiences about coming out and often regret not doing it sooner. We have collected some positive experience from our members to give you some tips for coming out!
1. Don’t label yourself if you don’t like that.
If you are not comfortable with the lable of bisexual, you don’t need to do it right now. You may not ready about coming out. Not everyone is ready to deal with old prejudices, by coming out and known to everyone you are a bisexual need courages. Never feel forced to identify as bisexual.
2. Be proud of who you are.
Your sexual orientation is not something you should feel ashamed of. Learn to not care what others say or do about bisexuals. Members from our couple dating site are willing to tell if your asking. Be positive and firm in who you are so that people can know that they won’t harm you by saying bad things. Not to say people who really love you won’t say malicious word to you even if they don’t accept your bisexuality.
3. Coming out though social media first.
If you are not comfortable with the idea of being face-to-face talking. Try coming out on Facebook or Twitter first. It is much easier to come out here than to people around you. You can simply change your status on Facebook or post a update on Facebook, as well as on Twitter. From the sharing experinence of members at our couple dating site , some of them only join bisexual communities, like some bisexual pages and make some comments there, then just let people figure out what you are.
4. Decide who to tell first.
It will make things easier if you have chose the right person to tell first. It won’t take you too long to think about who are most likely to be supportive. What you should do is to choose one friend or family member who you trust more than anyone else. Then tell he or she that you have something important to share, which you have been thinking over and over for a long time. If it is the right person to tell and he or she is supportive as expected, it will help to build your confidence to tell the rest of the world.
5. Get tips or experience from people who have came out by reading their come-out stories.
You can find stories of coming out at many bisexual communities, even bisexual dating sites and some couple dating sites. By joining any bisexual communities or bi sites, you can find many bisexual friends there. Talk to them and ask tips for coming out, they would be happy to give you a fiver.