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Updated 23 January 2015

Secret bisexuality take mental toll

Bisexual men have higher rates of mental health problems than gay men do, and new research suggests that this burden might stem from their desire to keep their sexual relationships with men secret.

Bisexual men have higher rates of mental health problems than gay men do, and new research suggests that this burden might stem from their desire to keep their sexual relationships with men secret.

Men who had disclosed their bisexual behaviour to someone other than their partner, like a close friend, were not less likely to suffer one of these mental health problems.

 
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