Gay men dating advice
Don’t rule someone out just because you’re both bottoms, for example; nothing is set in stone.
If you’re white, don’t say you’re “really into black guys”. You’re objectifying a person with no thought for what else he might have to offer.Then in the late 1990s, groundbreaking TV shows like “Will & Grace” and “Modern Family” challenged traditional stereotypes and showed that gay relationships are (this may shock you) pretty much the same as straight relationships. Nowadays, if you’re looking for the Mitch to your Cam or the Bert to your Ernie, you don’t have to look very far.The online dating scene has many LGBTQ-friendly resources where gay guys are the star of the show.For more gay dating insight from The Guyliner visit his website and put his words into practice, register for free and meet someone new on our gay dating page.Children didn’t always have a lot of openly gay couples to look up to on TV.Sometimes we meet the wrong people, choose a bad venue or fall head over heels with someone who just wants to be friends.
While the common dating ‘rules’ – not that I believe in rules – can apply to anybody, there are perhaps a few things we, as gay guys, need to pay a little more attention to. We whinge that we can’t find the right man, or never get a second date, but the usual reason is we’re not looking hard enough in the first place.
Not only is this far too prescriptive, you also run the risk of coming across as overly negative.
Say what you like to do, who you want to be with, and why people should date you. This is becoming a bigger issue in the gay dating world.
You’re saying, “You tick a box, you’ll do” like they’re not a person, but a means to satisfy your kink.
While you’re checking your racism, think about the way you talk to other guys who aren’t just like you.
Yes, plenty of us have been around a bit, but don’t let it play on your mind when on a date with a new guy.