The last time I blogged about this subject, it was rather hypothetical. About eight months out of my marriage to a woman, I discussed my queer identity and my fears about beginning to date again.
For the first 25 years of my life, I had publicly identified as straight. There was a whole lot going on under the surface there, and I had begun to realize my queerness a couple years before. I had been an outspoken ally for the LGBTQ+ community in college when I began to realize that perhaps it wasn’t actually a sin to be gay and people couldn’t choose to be homosexual, but the process of coming out to myself was a longer one.
Continue reading “On My Queer Identity While I’m Dating A Dude, or: Hey There, I’m Still Queer Anyway”
DISCLAIMER: This post is going to discuss my recent dating life, and some pretty scandalous things guys on OKCupid have requested I do. Read at your own risk, especially if you’re family.
I’ve been trying to write this post for a couple of months now, and have never quite known how to start or where it was going to end up.
But here goes nothing.
It’s been over a year since I moved out of my home I had made in Chicago with my wife after learning about my divorce.
It was such a journey. I was jaded and heartbroken, and thought that getting close to people can only end badly.
Perhaps that’s still the case, but I decided to take the plunge.
I’ve begun dating again.
Continue reading “On My Adventures in Dating Again, or How I Tried Ethical Non-Monogamy And Dude, I Just Don’t Know”