The concept of bisexuality has certainly had an adequate amount of attention from scholars and researchers around the globe. Different theories and models have been used to explain how it occurs in the life of a man. In this chapter, bisexuality is viewed in terms of various theories such as psychoanalytic theory, development theory, and sexual orientation theory to help explain its shift from the transitional event it used to be viewed as to the distinct sexual orientation as we perceive it today. The theories show that individuals arrive at their sexual identities after taking several probable routes that can be stimulated by social and personal influences. In the surveys conducted a more accurate characterization of experimental groups manifests if participants are sufficiently discriminated by sexual orientation. The chapter also gives empirical data that describe patterns, similarities, and differences in the development of bisexuals, lesbians, and gay identities.
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