In cruising you carve out these intimacies from public spaces. All of Whitman's poems are about cruising. All of Whitman's poems are about walking through the crowded streets of Manhattan and finding that one person with whom he can have an intimate encounter which, even though it is fleeting, has an infinite significance.
Dating after divorce is tough territory and it needs to be done right and it can be, as long as you use common sense, date when you are truly ready, and avoid getting your heart invested with the wrong people.
I popped the question, but it wouldn't have been possible if she hadn't sent the first message.
Women often complain that the men they date don't listen. Often you'll say something important, or offer a really good piece of advice, and it just d...
Divorce sucks. There's no easy way to say it. If you've been there, you know that it can be one of the most stressful life experiences, even if it's something that you know is right for a relationship. It can harden you and make you believe that you won't be able to trust another person again.
When a divorced man starts over in a new place, he has the chance to branch out from his one-room Man Cave to much more
Was it a brief? Was it a boxer? Was it a boxer brief; or was it actually a brief and a boxer? There's a technique to men picking their underwear as...
I want to talk about the "It's Not Fair" syndrome. When people get divorced, it's very rare that they both move on in the same way at the same pace. There is always one that appears to be living la vida loca while the other struggles.
I am about to publish a revision of my first book. It's been 13 years since the first edition of 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Improve Their Lives was published with Alyson Books. That doesn't seem like a long time, but a lot has happened.
Sometimes we all need to be reminded of something we already know - like to go to bed at a reasonable hour, or to say no to that last shot of tequila. Men and women really do have differences beyond our anatomy, which we all know (of course) but often forget (when our emotions are involved).
For years, women have been told that they have to choose between raising a family and pursuing a successful career. But why does it have to be either/...
Children aren't things, they are little people. They are sensitive, innocent, scared, elated, curious, and for them everything in life is brand new for a long time.
I still don't know how moms do it, but I have deeper appreciation for them now. Wives and mothers, if you want your partner to understand how it feels to be the default caretaker, convince your husband to take a trip with your child -- and without you.
Sometimes dating is harder than it should be. But don't be discouraged, spring is in the air and with a few tweaks you can have amazing dates and loving relationships.
Doing things on my own felt awkward and almost embarrassing at first, but over the course of time I have learned to embrace my own company. Doing exactly what I want to do, when I want to do it, is a true feeling of freedom and independence that I never could have experienced while I was in a relationship.
I was at a cocktail party on Friday evening with my friend Andrea Syrtash (the real-life Carrie Bradshaw), and had a conversation that echoed what I have discussed with so many friends living in lower Manhattan. The topic: Why it's hard to find love while living in downtown New York City.