Simply two months after popping out as bisexual, Tyler Blackburn opened up even additional about his sexuality in an interview with ‘Playboy.’
Tyler Blackburn got here out as bisexual in April, and now two months later throughout Delight Month, the Fairly Little Liars alum bought much more sincere about what which means to him. Blackburn, 32, first realized he was interested in males across the age of 16, and shortly started “experimenting” with guys – however made certain by no means to turn into too emotionally connected, he advised Playboy in an interview.
“I just didn’t feel I had the inner strength or the certainty that it was okay,” he stated. A decade later on the age of 26, he started to “actively embrace my bisexuality and start dating men, or at least open myself up to the idea.” The actor defined that he’s additionally been in love with two ladies and had nice relationships with each, however he “just knew that wasn’t the whole story.”
In his 20s, the Roswell reboot star loved his time being single as he wasn’t able to decide to a relationship with one individual but. “I had to really be patient with myself—and more so with men,” he advised the journal. “Certain things are much easier with women, just anatomically, and there’s a freedom in that.”
Now, Blackburn has an appreciation for love and is courting an “amazing” man. “As I got older, I realized good sex is when you really have something between the two of you,” he defined, including, “It’s not just a body. The more I’ve realized that, the more able I am to be settled in my sexuality. I’m freer in my sexuality now. I’m very sexual; it’s a beautiful aspect of life.”
Whereas Blackburn obtained loads of constructive assist after popping out that made him really feel as if the world was “a little bit safer than I thought it was,” he sadly nonetheless felt some resistance from members of the LGBTQ neighborhood who’ve questioned his orientation.
“Once I decided to date men, I was like, Please just let me be gay and be okay with that, because it would be a lot f–king easier. At times, bisexuality feels like a big gray zone,” he stated. “I’ve had to check myself and say, I know how I felt when I was in love with women and when I slept with women. That was true and real. Don’t discredit that, because you’re feeding into what other people think about bisexuality.”