Oddly, the most awkward moments in your first gay relationship are when people go out of the way to show how proud they are of you holding hands. Join HuffPost Plus. One of the keys to their success: Let us know what you'd like to see as a HuffPost Member. McIntyre and Allen say the strength of their bond is built on clear and open communication.
When girlfriends become too much, boyfriends gravitate towards other guy friends of theirs.
Queer Voices. You get used to people asking how "you guys met". Talking about sex seems to be everyone's hangup, even in a gay relationship. Not calling a spade a spade.
When we watch the evening news, or read news outlets online, they are often talking about us as gay men.