Gay dating advise
[...] While I have generalities of what I want from being in all the different relationship structures, I can certainly tell you that one size does NOT fit all. The relationship I want with one man is not exactly the same kind I'd want with another." —Zakh, 26 "I remember, after an extensive chat online, meeting someone in person, and they were nothing as they described.
Their pictures were years old, and we didn't have the same interests/conversations we had online.
On one hand, this is kind of great because you get to weed out a lot of clunkers you wouldn't want to spend time with.
On the other hand, it sucks because there's less for you to discover from spending actual, in-person time with him." —Dylan, 29 "When 'Masc4Masc' and 'Straight Acting' are no longer a thing, then a lot of our dating problems would be eliminated.
When I step into a predominately heterosexual establishment, I feel like I have to be on guard and really careful with the people I choose to flirt with. HIV impacts everyone, no matter your sexuality, but it's still a hot button issue in the gay community, especially in dating.
People are too quick not to go on a date with someone because of their status or will refuse a second date once they find out.
What if the person I'm with right now isn't the right person for me?
It's become a thing to hide behind a virtual wall and become something you're not.
That's why I prefer meeting someone through mutual friends or activities.
I understand that people are in very different places in their coming-out process when they are 20.
Each guy is at a different place in their gay maturity.