Boyfriend 101


Series Number: 554
Genre: Gay Reference
Condition: New
Read: ✓
Shelf: 41
Goodreads: Yes


Subtitle: A Gay Guy's Guide to Dating, Romance, and Finding True Love
Author: Sullivan, Jim
Binding: Softback
Cover Price: 12.95
Amazon Link: Buy from Amazon.com


Publisher: Villard
Copyright Year: 2003
Publication Year: 2003
ISBN#: 0-8129-9219-9
LCCN#: 2002191045
Pages: 288
Address: New York
Dewey Decimal: 305.38/9664
LoC Classification: HQ76 .S83 2003


You’ve done the bar thing. You’ve let your best friend set you up. You’ve even logged on to a gay dating website. But the man of your dreams is still out there, just waiting for you to find him. What’s a gay guy to do? Look no further than this book.

Whether you’re new to the dating scene or just wanting a refresher course, in Boyfriend 101 you’ll find an abundance of practical tips for meeting the right man (and avoiding the wrong ones) and keeping him (and you) interested for the long term. Topics include:

•Deciding what you need versus what you want in a boyfriend
•Icebreakers that actually work
•Expanding your social network
•The best places to meet men
•Writing a hot personal ad or online profile
•First-date protocols (or, Waiting until after the third date to have sex)
•Discussing HIV and negotiating safe sex
•Maintaining a healthy body image
•Overcoming fear of abandonment
•Creating healthy lines of communication with your boyfriend