Ideas for gay dating
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.Cast your net further afield We can be a very picky bunch.Having fixed ideas of what you want – which usually boil down to looks and little else – could be standing in your way of meeting some great guys.It’s time to think outside the box, look past the beards or muscles, and take chances.
That is, unless you can count a Skylar Grey concert and a semi-romantic drive to Arby's (he paid for my fries! Either way, that night played out like a scene out of “Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist.” In which case, my first date was better than yours.
So here's the thing: I don't think I've ever been on an official date with another guy before.
I say this because he and I never agreed it was a date to begin with.
As the pivotal moment approaches, thoughts can become centered on such questions as: "Will he like me? There's no template to follow and we were never taught how to flirt with and date other men. How do two men join together in the "courtship dance?
" While a lack of rules for gay dating can be a positive thing, lending to more creativity, spontaneity, and individuality, it can also create anxiety and a sense of "cluelessness" in how to meet and date successfully--kind of like a car without a driver.
Tips for gay men on how to have smashingly successful "first dates"INTRODUCTIONNothing gets the heart pumping quite like the nervous anticipation that goes along with going out on a first date with a guy. "Everyone's experience is different, but the one common denominator that most daters would testify to is that it can be difficult to navigate through the waters of man-to-man dating.