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3 Essential Steps to Lasting Self-Esteem

SEEKING APPROVAL FROM OTHERS NEVER LEADS TO LASTING SELF-ESTEEM. Humiliation is public exposure of our private shame. Have you ever put someone in charge of your life by trying to live your life to please them? Whose life are you living? You don’t need someone’s permission to live your own life; you must seize it. […]

TRUMP POLICY AFFECTING CITIZENSHIP OF CHILDREN BORN ABROAD COULD IMPACT LGBTQ+ FAMILIES

LGBTQ+ families could be negatively impacted by a new Trump policy putting restrictions on citizenship access to children born abroad to U.S. military service members and federal employees, according to some LGBTQ+ advocacy groups. Essentially, the new policy limits the definition of “residency” when it comes to parents transferring their U.S. citizenship to their children […]

GAY DADS AROUND GLOBE GET LESS PARENTAL LEAVE THAN LESBIAN PARENTS AND STRAIGHT COUPLES

Gay men get significantly less time off than lesbians and straight couples when they become new parents, according to a study released this month that looks at parental leave policies around the world. Gay men get significantly less time off than lesbians and straight couples when they become new parents, according to a study released […]

Do you live alone?

Whenever I meet up with people, be it via Grinder, Scruff and alike, or meetups or online I get nervous when people ask me this… Do You Live Alone? In the day, I would just go on dates at a nice restaurant or go to a club or a movie. Times have changed. I hate […]

MOODY ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS AT AVALON PARK & PRESERVE

Smooshed pennies: That’s what Allison and I call those little souvenir pennies that you crank through machines, at museums, amusement parks and tourist attractions alike. What is the significance of a smooshed penny? Well, a few years back I was at Epcot in Walt Disney World, and Allison was back home in New York. I […]

When Sex Gets Boring

“I’VE GOT TO BEAT THE CLOCK BEFORE WE EACH LOSE INTEREST.” Someone recently made that statement to me about his erotic life with his partner. His experience has been that erotic interest between two people die s pretty quickly, so you better get in as much sex as possible during the early years of the […]

New in Town and Feeling Lonely

What do you do when you’re new in town and only have friends online? Dear Max,I just moved to a new city and I have no friends. I am 21 and I have been meeting people through the internet. Is that okay or am I sick? –“X” Dear “X”, You are not sick… you are […]

When It’s Time to Talk: Discussing Depression with Your Love Ones

Some people have a hard time understanding mental illness because it’s rarely seeable. It’s hard to know what goes in someone’s head. This is especially troublesome when it’s your family who doesn’t understand you. Your partner may not understand it. Your parents may wonder what you have to worry about. Your siblings may not fully […]

Drama and Happiness

In a world that is often hostile to gay men and women, having friends and relationships that support our sense of self-worth is very important.  Friends not only help us meet our needs for intimacy, they help validate our point of view and our self-understanding; they help us keep our bea It can be very […]