Because even if you manage to get yourself asked out on all the dates you can handle, you still need to overcome your shyness if you want to actually turn those dates into something more.
To help you out, here are a few first date tips shy gay men can use to build confidence when and where it counts.
For some, there was no other choice for them but to date girls, while for others it was an attempt to extinguish their feelings they had for males.
Very few gay men had the luxury of being able to openly date other gay males as teenagers and to live authentically.
Of course, all of this doesn’t even begin to take into account the additional level of apprehension many gay guys feel when it comes to approaching other men due to the uncertainty of parsing out a stranger’s orientation. Even though you have a whole lot of anxiety to deal with, you have to just get over it if you ever want to go on dates, get laid and find yourself the boyfriend you’ve always wanted.We whinge that we can’t find the right man, or never get a second date, but the usual reason is we’re not looking hard enough in the first place.Whether we’re into bears, jocks or geeks, sometimes our narrow search criteria holds us back.Having fixed ideas of what you want – which usually boil down to looks and little else – could be standing in your way of meeting some great guys.It’s time to think outside the box, look past the beards or muscles, and take chances.A lot of the anxiety shy men feel when they go on dates revolves around feeling like they’re being judged and feeling like they just aren’t going to measure up under their date’s scrutiny.