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The best defense that you can have in the midst of all those men to choose from is to know what your non-negotiable needs are; things you absolutely must have or absolutely cannot have in a relationship for you to be with that particular guy.This will help you weed through the potentials and the Mr. And don't sway from your requirements, no matter how hot he is!

You don't have to live a double life any more, you no longer have to lie or hide behind secrets, you can live with less fear and stress, and your self-esteem tends to be higher in most cases.I believe dating is partly luck and LOTS of preparation.This article will list ten characteristics common to the profile of a successful gay dater.Ever contemplate what it takes to become more successful with men?Well, that's a tricky business and there's no scientific formula that will yield those positive results.Because of our homophobic society, we were never taught how to date, so gays don't typically have pacing rituals or milestones like our straight counterparts do for dating.

This, coupled with relief after years of isolation and having a strong need to feel loved/wanted/connected, fuels us to rush intimacy too quickly and establish premature connections without knowing more about the other guy.

Additionally, it's important to counter any myths or stereotypes about homosexuality because these can be limiting as well.

"All the good ones are taken." "Gay relationships don't work." "All gay men want is sex." "I have to be a stud to land a man." "Guys will come to me." If you believe any of these statements and the many others that exist, recognize these as misinformation that can be confusing and distort reality and work hard at challenging and defeating such negative self-talk so that they don't get in the way of your goals.4.

Be aware of the ingredients of a healthy partnership.

This can help you detect any red flags in your dating relationship that might be "deal-breakers" or areas that the two of you could work on together.

Introduction Dating can be like a roller coaster ride sometimes with its fun highs and frustrating lows.