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Gay Romance: how to tell he's not the one

 
He’s wined you, dined you and 69ed you. You’re totally his. But then things slowly start to change. It’s subtle at first – but there are

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Gay Romance: dating tips on how to find the one

 
Is gay romance possible in the era of the semi-anonymous hookup? Of course! The ever-cynical Alex Hopkins at Gays.com thinks so - and

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Is three a crowd? The Gays.com guide to threesomes

 
Is there such a thing as threesome etiquette? Gays.com explores how to max out the fun and avoid those shameful

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Gay Romance: how to tell he's not the one

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He’s wined you, dined you and 69ed you. You’re totally his. But then things slowly start to change. It’s subtle at first – but there are definite warning signs that he’s no good. How do

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Gay Romance: dating tips on how to find the one

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Is gay romance possible in the era of the semi-anonymous hookup? Of course! The ever-cynical Alex Hopkins at Gays.com thinks so - and shares some dating tips on how you can achieve it.

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Is three a crowd? The Gays.com guide to threesomes

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Is there such a thing as threesome etiquette? Gays.com explores how to max out the fun and avoid those shameful moments… 
 
Just who do you want to get sticky

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Rampant role play

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It’s getting rather boring in the bedroom. In fact, it’s got to the point where you’re sitting there in your thermals watching reruns of RuPaul’s Drag Race – or, even worse, Bette Davis

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Nightmare boyfriends – and how to spot them

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If he’s rich, cultured and gorgeous, he is probably a psychopath. Is your guy too good to be true? Do you see some behaviour which concerns you? If so perhaps you’ve hooked up with the

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If you go down to the woods today: London's gay cruising grounds

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Gays.com is pleased to report that the age-old tradition of al fresco cruising is still alive and well in certain parts of London – it’s just knowing where to look.
 
Once

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The pleasures of being a slut

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In the US and countries in Europe, equal marriage rights is something many thought would never happen. But does it force a new form of conformity and respectability on gay men – making

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New Year, New Love: Gays.com's Get-Your-Guy Tips

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Looking for love? Tired of finding guys that match and getting no responses? Well, with the right attitude, it’s not so difficult to get men falling at your virtual door. Finding what

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Bondage: a beginners’ guide

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Who hasn’t, at some point, had fantasies about being controlled or being controlling? The gay scene is full of opportunities for those into BDSM – but how do you start exploring your

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Chemsex vs Sober sex

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Gays.com writer Alex Hopkins speaks to men who became addicted to chemsex. How difficult was it to go back to having sober sex - and how have their lives changed?

When it

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Rekindling the flame

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All relationships go through tough times, straight or gay. The trick is weathering them and coming out the other end – preferably stronger. Alex Hopkins takes a look at the ways you can

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Is he really into you?

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There’s something wrong. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but that guy of your dreams has been acting strangely. Is your relationship on the way out? And, if so, how can you be

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Dating tips for the single gay: what not to do on a first date

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You’ve had your eye on someone for ages - and have finally plucked up the courage to ask them out. How do you make sure your first date is a dream and not a disaster, asks Alex

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Group sex in gay relationships – how does it work?

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Group sex plays a part in many gay men’s relationships – but it can potentially cause problems within a partnership. Alex Hopkins investigates.

“I felt caught in between,

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Gay men and fetishes: how does it work for a couple?

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How do a gay couple go about exploring fetishes with one another – and what impact can this have on their relationship, asks Alex Hopkins.

“Our main rule is we will not hurt one

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Gay and single forever: Does hope of finding love fade with age?

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Is it never too late to find love? Alex Hopkins talks to older gay men about their experiences of dating and finding love. 

I have once more survived the vilest day of the year:

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Getting back into the dating game

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How do you get back into the dating game after a long break? Gays.com writer Alex Hopkins talks about his gay dating experiences after a two-year gap. 
 
Of all the things

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The Waiting Game

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You've started dating someone, but you've not yet had sex.  How long should you wait, and what do you need to consider, Asks Alex Hopkins. 

I was nervous, and this was

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“Benefriends”: the pleasures and pitfalls

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Would you have sex with your friends?  What do you stand to gain or lose with a fuck buddy, asks Alex Hopkins.
 
Oh, the perils of house hunting as a gay man. “I’m looking

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Bareback sex?, No thanks...

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It was taboo. For me it always had been. It was my boundary. That blurred dividing line between hedonism (which I loved) and self-destruction (which I constantly toyed with, but always pulled back

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The top or bottom obsession

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Do gay men place too much emphasis on being active or passive, asks Alex Hopkins.

The party was going quite well – until it happened; and I really should have seen it

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My heart belongs to Daddy

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Is the 'Daddy/Son' relationship a new trend in gay culture - and, if so, what's driving it?

“Hi, cute!” I type into the app without thinking. It’s the third time in a day

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Cruise control: can intimacy be found in cruising grounds and saunas?

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Alex Hopkins reminisces about his years spent in cruising grounds. Can intimacy be found in such places?

I’d read about the place in the gay city guide that I’d been

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The problem with casual sex shaming

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In the age of gay marriage, are those who hookup for casual sex being ostracised? Is there a new conservatism at play, asks Alex Hopkins.

"The new normal": it’s an insidious

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Anatomy of a gay chill out

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Alex Hopkins shares his experiences of gay sex parties and what can you expect from a sex party or gay chill out today.

Ok, I’m going to risk sounding my age here - past it, 'an

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