When You And Your Ex Have The Same Friends

Sometimes friends become lovers and it’s not unusual to date someone from your social group or for a couple’s social groups to merge if they’ve been together for some time, but what happens when you break up? The chances are that if the break up was reasonably amicable you’ll both still get invited to social functions held by your friends.

There’s no reason why you and your ex can’t remain friends but there are a few things to consider when making the step from being in a relationship to being friends or acquaintances.

New Gay Dating App Promises To Be The "Safest and Most Secure"

A new dating app has claimed to be an extra-safe, secure tool for meeting new people and starting relationships within the gay community.

The US-based app Taimi, which has its headquarters in Las Vegas, is a dating application which “makes finding a perfect guy, making friends and forming meaningful relationships easier than ever before.” 
The website states the app, which is free to download, is “the safest way” to meet a man and is a “secure and reliable tool for building new connections.”

When Someone Says They're Not Ready For a Relationship Starts Dating Someone Else

Meeting James was like getting hit by a freight train. I didn’t see it coming and it knocked the wind out of me.

I was always the type that was either all in … or you don’t exist to me. There was seldom an in between and finding a guy that captured my attention so fully was a rare, almost once-in-a-lifetime occurrence.

We met at a bar and the chemistry was electric. I was captivated like I’d never been before. I wanted to know his entire story, I wanted to immerse myself in that story, I needed him in my life and I couldn’t fathom how I ever existed before him.

Stay Single Until You Find Someone That Gives A F*#k About You

I used to have a fear of being alone, but nothing remedies that like the fear of ending up with someone who wastes your time. Being alone is not scary, or bad, or a curse, or any other  thing that people make it out to be. Being alone is also not lonely, unless you make it lonely.

Being alone is better than settling for a bunch of dates that make you feel horrible about yourself or waking up next to someone who calls you by the wrong name. Being alone is the time you have to get comfortable with yourself and that time is so important.

Gay Parkland School Shooting Survivors Say They Are Not Attending Prom Together

Activism and romance often go hand in hand, to the prom that is.  But that isn't the case for  Parkland student leaders David Hogg and Cameron Kasky who have nothing but love for one another, but they're not actually going to prom together ...

Via TMZ:

Cameron's tweet Monday of this photo with the caption "Prom 2018" led many to believe the 2 were announcing their prom plans ... but their parents tell us it's not true.

HIV Positive/HIV Negative Couple Share How They Make It Work

Relationships can be difficult and adding the element of a chronic but treatable disease can seem like a hurdle you can't get over, but couples everyday are making it work.  Meet David and Johnny.

Via Healthline:

Met in 2013

Atlanta, Georgia

David and Johnny met while Johnny was working on a TV project. Johnny called David as a potential prospect for the show. After speaking for countless hours over the span of three days, they decided to meet in person. (David thought this meetup was a date, but Johnny thought it was a business dinner.)

7 Delicious Meals You Can Eat Even If You Plan On Bottoming Tonight

They say you shouldn't eat 30 minutes before swimming and most people will tell you shouldn't eat AT ALL if you plan on bottoming anytime in the next 12 hours.  Well that's just not true.  You can eat a healthy hearty meal and still have a paint free night of fun by following some of the recipes below.  We searched far and wide, high and low for these and we think you'll find them quite helpful.  

1. Ice Cubes

Text Of Dad Asking To See A Picture Of His Son's Boyfriend Goes Viral

Via Gaystarnews:

A dad has proven that unconditional love can truly exist when it comes to loving their gay sons.

A Californian teen posted a tweet, showing how powerful it can be when a dad is supportive of his gay son.

It contains a screenshot of a text message sent by a father, Louis Sr, to his son, Louis Jr, asking the son for a photo of him and his boyfriend.

It was so he could brag about them to his co-workers.

‘Send me the pic of u and ur boy toy,’ he said in the text.

Touched by his father’s quest, he posted it to Twitter.

Designer Marc Jacobs Proposes To Boyfriend In Chipotle

While your trade was stealing your debit card to get him a burrito bowl, Marc Jacobs is set to marry long-term boyfriend Charly Defrancesco, after sharing a video of their engagement.

Actor Char, who appeared on the hit show Sense8, watches as Marc gets on bended knee in a Mexican restaurant in the clip shared on Instagram.

Fashion designer Marc can then be seen reacting with glee in the vid, filmed in a branch of Chipotle in New York City.

The grand proposal set up also featured flash mob dancers getting down to Prince’s classic song Kiss.

7 Ways To Support Your Partner With Anxiety

By reading this you're already ahead of the game.  Dating someone with anxiety, like everything else, takes work, but the reward is a loving relationship with someone who knows you care.  Here are some tips that we've picked up over the years.