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What advice would you give me as far as first date suggestions? And if waiting is important to you, I assure you there are people out there who feel the same.
So if you really like this guy, at some point you should open up more of your world to him. But I think most of the things that apply to heterosexual relationships have resonance with same-sex relationships.
Question from Fran in San Fran: You don't mention a lot about homosexuals dating. Of course there are some differences, and I would be sensitive to those differences. Join singles groups that do the activities you love.
You can find an age mate, or you could find someone who really doesn't care about age.
I don't think that all men pick on the basis of age.
And it's easy to grow apart because you're not sharing day-to-day life.