Tips for Gay Dating and Gay Hookups

13 Things Every Gay Guy Should Start Doing While He’s Still Young

When you’re a young, gay 20-something just coming into his own, it can definitely feel like you still have your whole life ahead of you. If you’re like most, you definitely know you’re not a kid anymore, but you probably also think you have plenty of time left before you really have to buckle down and start adulting. Time has a way of flying by more quickly than you think though.

That said, the following are just a few of the things every gay man will eventually be glad he prioritized while he was still young and fresh-faced. The more of them you incorporate into your routine while you’re still young, the better. Your future self will thank you for it!

  1. Having Safe Sex

Hopefully you’re already having safe sex, but if you’re not, it’s officially

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Am I Gay? Look For and Consider These Telltale Signs

We’ve all heard out and proud gay people talk about how they’ve known they were gay since childhood. They not only always knew there was something different about them, but they can’t even remember a time when they didn’t know exactly what it was. Their challenge was less about figuring out they were gay in the first place and more about finding a way to live their truth openly and proudly.

That’s not how it works for everyone though. Being gay may be a lot more socially acceptable than it was a long time ago, but it definitely still comes with its share of challenges. Some people just aren’t yet comfortable admitting they’re really only attracted to members of the same sex. Others have sexual feelings that are more ambiguous and tougher to figure out. So

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Online Gay Dating for Beginners: 8 Steps to a Satisfying Experience

These days, online dating is no longer just a popular alternative to traditional options. It’s increasingly becoming the preferred way for eager singles from all walks of life to connect with potential partners and gay men are definitely no exception. Lots of guys just like you are logging on to dating platforms of all types as a convenient way to meet other guys to date and have fun with, but even the most experienced online dater has to start somewhere.

Whether you’re newly out of the closet or have been out and proud for a while, online dating as a gay man is definitely something it’s possible to become good at with a little knowledge and practice. Keep the following tips in mind as you explore the possibilities to ensure a positive experience you’re sure to be happy with and continue coming

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Gay Dating 101: The Pros and Cons of Dating Someone Newly Out of the Closet

Coming out of the closet is without a doubt one of the most exciting (and nerve-wracking) things a gay man will ever do over the course of his lifetime. On the one hand, it’s such a relief to finally be able to live one’s truth instead of perpetually living a lie instead. On the other, it can be terrifying to risk rejection from friends and family, not to mention the rest of the world. In other words, life as you’ve always known it changes forever when you finally step out of the closet, often in ways you don’t expect and can’t predict.

It’s an overwhelmingly positive experience for sure, but a stressful one as well. Naturally, that means newly out people usually come with their share of baggage, something you’ll need to be aware of if

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9 Hookup Experiences Every Gay Man Thinks About (and How to Prepare for Them)

If you’re a gay guy that loves the concept of the casual hookup, you’re far from alone. Hookups are awesome for so many reasons. They’re a quick, satisfying way to get laid when you feel that old, familiar urge coming on, but without the commitment or emotional strings that can come along with traditional dating. The hookup lifestyle gives you unlimited opportunities to experience the thrill of bedding someone new and exploring your wildest fantasies to whatever extent you wish as well.

Hookups can also be nerve-racking and anxiety-inducing though and with good reason. What if that hottie you just met on Grindr doesn’t look a thing like the photos he sent? What if he turns out to be crazy, clingy, or rude? Naturally, we can’t guarantee every hookup you’ll ever have will go off without a hitch,

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