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Michael McNair
Michael is an essayist living in New York City. He has been featured on Thought Catalog and The New School Free Press. His writing ranges from a variety of topics including health and wellness to twenty something life advice.

Entries by Michael McNair

If You Don't Go After It, Someone Else Will

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 5:07 PM

Everything eventually surfaces in one way or another. As gay men, sometimes we find ourselves subconsciously choosing to do everything in our power to avoid looking foolishly vulnerable and admittedly undesirable in the face of other gay men, but at the end of the day, doing that almost NEVER makes...

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Parentlessness, Loneliness, and All Those Other Good Things

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 8:16 AM

There was a grave realization I came to when I spoke with my mother over the phone a few days ago. Without coming out and saying exactly what I wanted to say, I was trying to convey to her a personal struggle I was going through (and still am going...

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Am I Good Enough?

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2014 | 6:44 PM

There were two guys standing on the corner of the sidewalk, holding onto each other's arms and backs and hugging with their bodies pressed tight. They pulled their faces in before saying their morning goodbyes. Slowly they kissed. It was the sweetest thing. I can admit that even I was...

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6 Ways to Know That You Love Yourself

(13) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 8:23 AM

1. You work very hard in the professional life of your choice, to achieve the success you want. Career and Love are one of the two most important avenues we use to add fulfillment to our lives. In the case of you choosing your career, you are adding value to...

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Don't Worry, Millennial Gays: Your Summer Will Be All Right

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 3:55 PM

Any outsider, and hell, even you, would probably think that it would be super-easy for two gays to just mate and play house together, right? Of course, why wouldn't it be? Let's see. Ah, you have two mutually attractive people of the same sex. Check! Two emotionally detached souls. Check!...

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