There’s a large group of people out there who believe that bisexuality isn’t “real.” Or that bisexuality is something that people turn to when they’re just confused about their sexuality. A lot of people associate bisexual people with character traits like being overtly sexual, always flirty and super social. And the same people who think all of those things are still totally respectful of the gay community. How does this disparity happen? If we understand that sexuality can diverge from heterosexuality, shouldn’t we understand that it can diverge in several ways? Here are 15 misconceptions about bisexuality that need to stop.