A discussion on why people tend to judge others easily at times and how it can play out specifically in the gay male community.
A discussion about the need for validation and how it plays out specifically in the lives of gay men.
Deconstructing the Mean
Eye rolls at the Chic-quinox muscle queen. Snickering at the twinks exiting Rush. Cutting down Miss Fashionista Thang traipsing out of Co-Op. And lest we forget the annual Halloween trash talking of the throngs of scantily clad gladiators and firemen somehow feeling licensed to be extra vampish.
How come there are so many gay men desperate for attention? Even more, how are we “guilty” ourselves?
Long gone are the days of being closeted and secretive. I mean, ew… that was so Spring ’69. For over 30 years we’ve been free to love whomever we want and actualize the kind of relationship we’ve genuinely craved. Then how come the challenges in finding and nurturing an authentic relationship with Mr. Right have been so pervasive in the gay male community? Let’s take a look at the 5 most common issues that gay men grapple with romantically:
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