You ve done the bar thing. You ve let your best friend set you up. You ve even logged on to a gay dating website. But the man of your dreams is still out there, just waiting for you to find him. What's a gay guy to do? Look no further than this book.
Whether you re new to the dating scene or just wanting a refresher course, in Boyfriend 101 you ll find an abundance of practical tips for meeting the right man (and avoiding the wrong ones) and keeping him (and you) interested for the long term. Topics include:
Deciding what you need versus what you want in a boyfriend
Icebreakers that actually work
Expanding your social network
The best places to meet men
Writing a hot personal ad or online profile
First-date protocols (or, Waiting until after the third date to have sex)
Discussing HIV and negotiating safe sex
Maintaining a healthy body image
Overcoming fear of abandonment
Creating healthy lines of communication with your boyfriend.
About the Author
Jim Sullivan is a national seminar leader and dating-and-relationship coach with twenty-five years of counseling experience. He holds two master’s degrees, one in counseling from New York University and one in religious studies from Manhattan College. He lives in New York City and can be reached at www.boyfriend101.com.
“For those of us who are dating-impaired, is the perfect guidebook. Filled with practical, easy-to-follow suggestions, this book will set even the most reluctant and skeptical of daters on the road to success.” —Michael Thomas Ford, author of It’s Not Mean If It’s True and The Little Book of Neuroses