Tips for Gay Dating and Gay Hookups

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Shy and Horny: The Beginner’s Guide to Dating for Introverted Gay Guys

It goes without saying that dating as a gay man can be tricky at best. Even the coolest, most confident guy occasionally has trouble reading signals or mustering up the gumption to approach someone that really makes him weak in the knees. If you’re actually super shy and introverted, all of those things become even harder.

Don’t lose hope yet though. It’s possible for even the shyest, most retiring gay men to have hot, satisfying dating lives. All you need is a little know-how as far as how to approach things. The following tips can definitely help.

Redefine how you see being shy.

Gay or straight, being shy is never easy. If you’re like most people, you’ve been conditioned to see it as a drawback your entire life – something to be overcome or, at the very least, downplay to

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Gay Dating 101: Key First Date Dos and Don’ts

It goes without saying that gay dating isn’t exactly a cake walk. Not only do gay men deal with many of the same pitfalls and concerns straight people do, but there are plenty of additional concerns to grapple with for good measure. This is especially the case when it comes to first dates. Doubly so if you’ve either been off the market for a while and aren’t quite sure you still understand how gay dating works or are fresh out of the closet and just getting started for the first time!

 The bad news is gay men as a community are still in the process of figuring this whole dating thing out. Unlike straight people, gays don’t have years of established social blueprints and dating traditions to default to if things get confusing. That means we borrow a lot from straight

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How Much Does Location Matter on a Gay Date?

Whether you’re gay or straight, location is one of the first things you think about when you’re planning a date, especially if it’s with someone new. You naturally want it to be someplace you’ll both have a great time. You want the food to be good and the ambiance to be even better. You definitely want your choice to reflect positively on who you are and on what kind of time this hot new guy can expect to have when he’s with you.

But does location really matter that much? The answer is actually a boisterous “yes”, but probably not for the reasons you think. Here we’ll go over one of the most critical reasons location is definitely something to consider, especially for gay men dating, as well as share some pointers for making a decision.

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9 Fantastic Dating Tips for Newly Out Gays

If you’re a gay man who’s fresh out of the closet, you should definitely be congratulated. Coming out is quite possibly one of the most difficult things any gay man has to do in his entire life, so it only makes sense that you’d have some pretty strong feelings right now. On the one hand, you no doubt feel like the world is your oyster from a dating standpoint, probably for the first time ever. On the other, you’re probably as terrified as you are excited and that’s also understandable.

It’s important not to sweat it too much though. Yes, dating as a fresh-out-of-the-closet gay man is challenging to say the least, but it’s also fun and thrilling. You’re about to start living your life on your terms and that life is going to

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Dating While Gay and Introverted: 9 Helpful Pointers to Keep in Mind

Dating as a gay man can be challenging enough as it is. Add shyness or introversion to the mix as well and the gay dating scene can seem positively intimidating. Only about 25-33% of the entire population is introverted by nature, so you’re already outnumbered by at least three to one. Plus, quite a few introverts actively pretend to be extroverts in order to fit in better, so it’s hardly surprising if you sometimes feel like the only introverted gay guy on the planet.

Even so, dating as an introverted gay man isn’t impossible. You will probably need to put a little more forethought and effort into things if you’re serious about having the quality experiences you deserve though. The following tips can help take the guesswork out of the process.

  1. Just be yourself.

If you're like most introverts, you’ve

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