In my therapy practice, gay men are often surprised that they still carry with them an inner homophobia that they assumed they had expelled years ago when they first came out.
While our culture is becoming increasingly good about talking about subjects that were once considered taboo, death is something that our society avoids talking about.
If you experienced bullying as a child I suggest that you take a look at your experiences with all the compassion you can muster.
You’re not alone with these feelings. In fact, they are pretty common. But we rarely talk about it. If we do, we fear we’ll sound spoiled.
Couples that don’t acknowledge that their relationship needs plenty of care, conversation, and consensus will hurt each other.
Affairs and infidelity are more painful than ever. Why?
If you are interested in maintaining a long term monogamous relationship, here are four tips to help you along the way.
Do you find yourself wondering: Is this all there is?
Hint: It will take a lot of work.
When you grow up telling the lie of “I’m not gay,” you sometimes become an adult who has a hard time knowing who he really is.
One of the most enduring societal beliefs about gay men is that they will “grow old alone.
For many of us, the silent message we received from the people we loved was that our attractions were weird, nasty, and to be hidden at all times.
Fear is the enemy. Luckily, the enemy always retreats when we simply get the courage to pay attention to ourselves.
These days we are constantly hurting each other, usually inadvertently, with our texts.
About 40 – 50 % of us say we are shy, according to Philip Zimbardo of Stanford University, the leading shyness researcher. That big number is surprising because about three-quarters of shy people are good at hiding it.
While men may have hefty doses of the aggressive testosterone hormone in their blood, they also need to attach to others just like everyone else.