Dating is already pretty tough for lots of reasons. Between trying to figure out what’s going on in another person’s head, meeting suitable people to even consider, and finding the time to date in the first place, you definitely have your work cut out for you. Now add being gay to the mix and things get even more complicated.
If you’re like most gay men, you didn’t grow up seeing what you’re looking for modeled in the media you consume or in other couples around you. That can make it a challenge to figure out what you’re really looking for, especially when you consider most other gay men are in the exact same boat. The following hard truths about life as a gay man can make dating even more of a mind-bender as compared to straight dating.