We even joke that gay years are like dog years for relationships. We are afraid of commitment. We place a lot of importance, misguidedly I feel, on not having sex on the first date. Just as 'out' gay men have a duty to protect themselves from others forcing their will upon them, men refusing to conform to the label should acknowledge their sacrifice.
The language we use when talking about dating needs to be positive and upbeat, and we have to stop confusing proper courting with endless casual sex.
Factoring in the average amount of social anxiety and self-doubt, it may seem like meeting someone is virtually impossible. We forget that we are still animals, and like our furry friends, our bodies change with the tides and seasons in a very natural way. If your comfort lies with the girls, that's why you have no problem being in the Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants.
Jealousy plagues our community. By befriending these friends-of-friends, you are going to increase the number of gay men you know and make it more likely for you to meet someone special. Gay men aren't toys to Are you having trouble meeting gay men in general practised on.
In many ways, drama queens are addicted to the non-stop emotional roller coaster of highs and lows and experiences few periods of stability. My Name is Frank Nava and I am looking for a male partner. Instead, things are kept casual, which allows either party the freedom to call it quits should they so desire.
We need to stop using every excuse in the book, and start working on ourselves because we aren't perfect either. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Timing is everything. It's easier to just keep reverting back to all the other points that making dating hard than it is to try and work on something with someone we thought we really liked.