Hi I'd like to share my story on how I figured I was bisexual and invite others to share I've just been reading a study on sexual orientation and what influences can make a direct impact. I myself found this interesting because at a young age I used to sneak looks at my brothers pornographic magazines play sexual games with my girlfriends etc before I even had a concept of what it was to be attracted to members of the same sex. My mother caught me in these games with my friends and told me this was a bad thing to do and through this I developed somewhat of a guilty complex about sexual matters. I masturbated on a regular basis from about the age 6 onwards complete with orgasms and thought I was the only person in the world who did this and that I was bad and I had to stop. I moved in with religious family members at about the age of 12 due to family problems. This is when I really started to feel incredibly confused as it seemed even more of a stigma to be attracted to other girls as I got older and figured out my family and societys standards in general. I left my church where I had become part of the leadership team at age 19 after breaking up with my fiance in which we remained abstinent from sex for the year previously to our breakup. After some soul searching I came to some conclusions, that I was most definately bisexual (even though boyfriends would tell me I wasn't) and have come to terms with it after feeling bad and confused for 19 years. I hope you enjoyed my story and please feel free to share How did you discover yourself?