Dating is hard. That's just a fact. Dating while queer is often even harder. When you're a guy who's attracted to people of the same gender, there are simply fewer instances in which you can serendipitously meet somebody and experience that romantic spark. Of course, if you're a queer man looking for love, not every town has a gay bar that you can just head to whenever you're in the mood to get your flirt on. And in the pandemic , meeting and mixing with a lot of people in a public setting is out of the question.
I was 19 when I first had full-on sex with another man. I was at college, living in dorms, and the experience—aside from the usual horrifying awkwardness and somewhat spontaneity of the occasion—was completely and utterly unremarkable aside from one thing: the guy I slept with identified as straight. It was late or early, depending on your outlook on the world when I was joined by the boy who was living in the room next to mine, way back on the other side of the building. He was clearly intoxicated, but it was a party after all and who was I, quite drunk myself, to judge. The minutiae of exactly how things developed from us being together in that room to us having slightly unsuccessful sex in a bathroom in a different corridor have since escaped me.
As you mature and continue to hook up with people, you start to learn some lessons. The key to a good hookup is feeling safe and comfortable with your partner while feeling sexy and confident in yourself. Here are 10 hookup tips everyone should know before heading off to college! Every kiss is ten times better with minty fresh breath.
Being a bridesmaid can mean many things, but one is for certain: proximity to other cuties at the wedding. Whether you've got your eye on the best man or the bride's sister is making you hot — sometimes, being in a wedding means getting it in at the wedding. When it comes to wedding flings, bridal party hookup stories can be awkward, unexpected, and sometimes, just straight-up hilarious. From looking through the wedding program to find your date's name to dancing with a cutie while wearing the ugliest bridesmaid's dress, these silly and steamy tales will have you laughing so hard, you'll completely forget about trying to catch the bouquet.