United States

Hi, I‘m Woody. I am Bisexual.

Married to a woman for over 30 years with 3 grown children. Working in retail all of my professional life and residing in Alabama. Due to my career I have lived in various areas of the US. I enjoy family, friends, craft beer and classic rock from the 60's and 70's.

What being bisexual means to me

Being honest and authentic about my sexuality. Being able to express attraction to both sexes.

What I would like the world to know about bisexuals

Bisexual people are really more alike than different to other sexual identities - and yet sometimes it feels like bisexual people are alone on an island.

What was your path to a bisexual identity?

I was not honest with mys of or others about my sexual identity- only due to a major event that I was able to come out to my wife as well as some close family. I am still in the process of making my bisexuality known to others.

What is the toughest thing about being bisexual?

Feeling alone and like those who aren't bisexual can't understand the mutual attraction to both sexes.

What is the best thing about being bisexual?

Feeling honest for the first time to myself and those closest to me. Understanding that I can appreciate and gain satisfaction thru connections of both sexes.

How have other people in your life reacted to your bisexuality?

Still in the process of absorbing the news of my declared bisexuality. More news to come....

What advice do you have for someone who thinks they may be bi or who is in the process of coming out as bi?

Try to be honest with yourself first and then those you love and trust.