It’s easy to get ahead of ourselves. What’s the rush? I think dating is easier for straight couples.
For one thing, if your straight everyone wants to fix you up with someone they know. But gay guys are really at a disadvantage when it comes to language about dating. And language often affects how we see and interpret reality.
Think about it.
There is no gay equivalent of words like “fiancé” or “engaged” that imply a relationship has progressed to a certain level of seriousness (though still short of lifetime commitment).
If you go back 25 years or so, gay men