Weekend Without You

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My boyfriend and I have spent most weekends together for a very long time. Our combined schedules make it very hard for us to get together on weeknights. But this weekend he was away visiting his parents, following his father’s hospitalization for atrial fibrillation. Today is Monday and my boyfriend flies back to Washington, D.C. later this afternoon. Continue reading

Sexuality and Aging

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When you are in your 20’s no one ever tells you how your body will age sexually. You just think it will go on with the same intensity and functionality forever. But the reality is a bit different. Continue reading

New Anti-LGBT Church Rules

The Mormon Church has made its position known on LGBT relationships and marriage, through a revision of their handbook, which is so restrictive and small-minded that I suspect many will leave the church. It is hard to see a religion that believes so strongly in family, yet demonizes LGBT families, forcing those that want to stay in the Church to be treated as outcasts.

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My Relationship to My Sexuality

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There is a gap between my vision of myself and the reality of self. I am much more conservative sexually and in relationships than I would like to think of myself. In marriage to a woman I definitely chose a by the book closed relationship; faithful to each other until the end, (up to a point). Continue reading

Sex and Aging

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Aging, diabetes, low testosterone, all take their toll on my 56-year-old self. Sex ain’t what it used to be. I remember in my 20’s and 30’s that sex was such a core part of my thought process and how my body functioned. Noticing men on the street and getting all stirred up. I still notice handsome men but the excitement, or stir, as I would call it, is not quite as intense, doesn’t last as long. Ah, the good old days. Continue reading

Nobody Raises A Gay Child

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Nobody raises a gay child by choice. And even when parents suspect their child is gay, they hope otherwise. Watching a video by Davey Wavey, a YouTube personality that I really like, talking to his mother about his coming out, was both moving and saddening. Continue reading