Two Lives To Lead

Bisexuality in Men and Women

By Fritz Klein, Timothy J Wolf

© 1985 – Routledge

272 pages

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pub: 1985-09-01
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About the Book

An unbiased and revealing look at bisexuality, an important variation and aspect of homosexuality. Leading sex researchers of bisexuality look at this often-misunderstood sexual minority and explain the major issues affecting bisexual men and women today. The authors bring to this book a solid understanding of the issues involving bisexuality and clarify many misconceptions surrounding this controversial area of human sexual identity.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface (John P. De Cecco)

  • Introduction (Fritz Klein and Timothy J. Wolf)
  • Theoretical Issues
  • Bisexuality Reconsidered: An Idea in Pursuit of a Definition (Charles E. Hansen and Anne Evans)
  • Identity Conflict or Adaptive Flexibility? Bisexuality Reconsidered (Gary Zinik)
  • Bisexuality: Reassessing Our Paradigms of Sexuality (Jay P. Paul)
  • Sexual Orientation: A Multi-Variable Dynamic Process (Fritz Klein, Barry Sepekoff, and Timothy J. Wolf)
  • Psychological Aspects of Bisexuality
  • Psycho-Social Issues Related to Counseling Bisexuals (David N. Lourea)
  • Personality Variables in Males as They Related to Differences in Sexual Orientation (Peter D. Wayson)
  • A Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • Mexican Male Bisexuality (J. M. Carrier)
  • Women in Marriages
  • Bisexual Women in Marriages (Eli Coleman)
  • Wives' Reactions to Learning That Their Husbands Are Bisexual (Jean S. Gochros)
  • Sexuality and Relationship Changes in Married Females Following the Commencement of Bisexual Activity (Joan K. Dixon)
  • Men in Marriages
  • Marriages of Bisexual Men (Timothy J. Wolf)
  • Bisexual Men in Marriage: Is a Positive Homosexual Identity and Stable Marriage Possible? (David R. Matteson)
  • A Study of the Married Bisexual Male: Paradox and Resolution (John J. Brownfain)
  • Integration of Male Bisexuality and Marriage (Eli Coleman)
  • Perceived Sexual Satisfaction and Marital Happiness of Bisexual and Heterosexual Swinging Husbands (Dwight Dixon)
  • Bisexual Organizations
  • The Bisexual Scene in New York City (Chuck Mishaan)
  • A Profile of the San Francisco Bisexual Center (Maggi Rubenstein and Cynthia Ann Slater)
  • Chicago Bi-Ways: An Informal History (George Barr) Bibliography
  • A Bibliography on Bisexuality (Charles Steir)
  • Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General