LOVE N’ DATING IN TIMES OF HIV (STILL)

Many of HIV’s limitations are limitations that we impose on ourselves. The pool of available dating material, for instance, doesn’t have to be limited to only other HIV-positive partners. If you’re HIV-positive, sure, some  people will be frightened away by HIV, but there are HIV negative people out there willing to overlook an HIV status….

9 WAYS TO SURVIVE AN OPEN RELATIONSHIP

“Open relationships are not real relationships”. “Gay men are greedy”. “You can’t truly love someone if you can have sex with other men”. You name it, we’ve heard it. Everyone seems to have an opinion about open relationships, but not many will tell you how to make them work for you. Every relationship, whether you’re…

THERE’S SOMETHING BETTER THAN FINDING A SOULMATE…

They Say That When We’re Choosing A Tennis Partner It Is Best To Find Someone That Plays Better Than Us So That It Will Help To Improve Our Game. Unfortunately, this kind of sucks for the better player if what they’re looking for is a challenge and the hope of improving their own game. Romantic love works…

¿HAVE YOU GIVEN UP ON RELATIONSHIPS?

Are you falling out of love? Or worried you’ll never find true love? Maybe it’s been impossible for you to be happy in your relationship or marriage, because you just can’t seem to get along with your partner. Where there was once joy and laughter there’s hurt, anger or boredom. If you can relate to…

GAY MARRIAGE: ¿OPEN OR MONOGAMOUS?

Gay marriages, should they be open or monogamous? How do you and your partner decide what works for you, and what are some things to consider? Legal gay marriage is still a relatively new phenomenon, and gay men who are now able to marry often find themselves having to come to terms with the roles…

HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR RELATIONSHIP DOUBTS ARE DEAL BREAKERS OR TOTALLY NORMAL

You’ve been dating this guy for a while now, and things are starting to get serious. You’ve met their family, hung out with their friends, and their clothes frequently find their way into your hamper. If you haven’t already moved in together, you might be heavily considering it. But even though you’re definitely in love…

¿WHY IS SO HARD TO TALK ABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH OUR PARTNERS?

Why is it often easier to view the weaknesses in other people’s relationships than it is to cast a critical eye over one’s own? I have sometimes been guilty of being so head over heels in love – or infatuation – to overlook the fact the feelings are not being reciprocated. Maybe being blind to…

¿IS CHEATING EVER HEALTHY FOR A RELATIONSHIP?

At some point or another, we are all tempted by the fruit of another. It’s an inevitable part of human nature, especially when curiosity, boredom or monotony gets the best of our hearts — and, ahem, our groins. That being said, if you commit infidelity in your long-term relationship and fess up to your wanderings,…

RELATIONSHIPS & YOUR EXES…

Despite our… let’s call them varied experiences with dating, many of us never had conversations with our exes to understand where things went wrong. Now as a disclaimer, I’d like to acknowledge that, I know that everyone of your exes won’t be honest with you, but having this conversation can’t hurt nonetheless. Many of us…

¿CAN CHEATING BE HEALTHY FOR A RELATIONSHIP?

When it comes to trust, cheating is like a bomb that goes off between your two-some. It destroys this core foundation that is needed for a successful relationship. The desire to have our beloved partner to ourselves is such a primal need that the breach of monogamy can inspire a level of hurt and rage…

RELATIONSHIPS: BAD TIMING ¿OR? NOT MEANT TO BE…

People always come up with reasons why a relationship or love fails. People want there to be something beyond their control, which they can complain about with their friends over cocktails, as to why their big love just fizzled out in the end. People want the romantic story, the drama of it all, the tortured…