It is sort of like having only half of the Velcro. USA's goal scoring stats have their fans making the same statement. With time, even parents who thought they couldn't possibly accept their teen's sexual orientation are surprised to find that they can reach a place of understanding. They did not identify as straight simply because of internalized homophobia. Once aware, some gay teens may be quite comfortable and accept their sexuality, while others might find it confusing or difficult to accept. If you're a dude with another Submitted by Adrian Monk on November 6, - 7: There are events such as Bivisibility Day which takes place every year on 23 September which can only help increase awareness, but what else could help?
Key reasons for identifying as straight included loving their wives, finding fulfillment in fatherhood, and enjoying being part of straight communities.
Cambridge, MA: A survey revealed striking contrasts across age groups. But to fall passionately in love with a guy is too much, though he might have quite strong feelings and cuddle with a best friend. In terms of pure numbers, we know that the vast majority of those who have gay sex identify as straight — and this is true for both women and men.
One further complicating factor in all this is that some obsessive thinkers mistake feelings of anxiety for feelings of sexual arousal.