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.As I lost more weight and gained muscle mass, I began to notice a change in my looks.I was becoming attractive, to the point where other guys were staring and had lust in their eyes.Buzz Feed reached out to some of those gay twentysomethings to tell us some of their difficulties when trying to date.
Am I saying no to all the other guys who might be the one I want to spend my life with?People are too quick not to go on a date with someone because of their status or will refuse a second date once they find out.I feel like a lot of twentysomethings, because of immaturity, aren't as informed about the disease and stigmatize it." —Christian, 27 "If I settle with one guy, delete Tinder, and stay in all the time, am I going to miss out on The One?On the other hand, it sucks because there's less for you to discover from spending actual, in-person time with him." —Dylan, 29 "When 'Masc4Masc' and 'Straight Acting' are no longer a thing, then a lot of our dating problems would be eliminated.
You can be having a great conversation with a guy online, then, at the slightest suspicion that you are a total queen, you are ghosted. We just need to learn that some guys really are into Britney Spears while others really do love monster trucks, but that doesn't define what they can bring to dating or a relationship." —Jeremy, 22 "The biggest struggle of dating is the internal battle one undergoes when deciding if he wants an open, polyamorous, or monogamous relationship.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.