MY hormones! AH! I don’t want a label, but where do I fit in?

Question asked by Jack (16 years old questioning man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on 31 July 2009 by

Sorted in Acceptance, Bisexuality, Questions

Can you change your sexuality? Lately, I’ve been really really confused. I’m not sure what to consider the feelings i have. I think I’m bi because I like girls, and have had successful relationships with them, but I also fantasize about men. Sometimes I think more about men than I think about women. Then most recently I got to a point when I was almost convinced I was gay because I would check out one of my attractive male friends and have sexual fantasies about him. At the same time at school, I had a crush on a girl. I know my hormones are ridiculously crazy, but all these feelings have left me at a point in my life where I just want to be straight. I will admit that part of the reason is because i analyze media and straight is the way to go, but if my memory serves me correct, I liked girls since 5th grade and not until 7th grade did I become interested in boys. So finally, Do I just let my hormones do whatever they want? I don’t want a label, I just don’t want to be confused any more.

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She has a B.A. in Anthropology, an M.D.C.M. degree from McGill, and has started her psychiatry residency, also at McGill, in 2008.

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