Boyfriend 101: A Gay Guy's Guide to Dating, Romance, and Finding True Love (Paperback)

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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

Praise For…

“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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780812992199
ISBN-10: 0812992199
Publisher: Villard Books
Publication Date: May 13th, 2003
Pages: 288
Language: English