I was becoming attractive, to the point where other guys were staring and had lust in their eyes.
To say I wish I was a big boy again would not be too far from the truth.
Even though they're absolutely correct, maybe my idea of fun is not being single.
I know what 'wild and crazy fun' is out there, but I already got it out of my system. So yeah, I have every right to want to be with someone." —Tom, 22 "Every guy I've ever met that's my age just doesn't have their shit together.
When you are a gay man in your twenties, dating can be an all-around horrible experience.
Buzz Feed reached out to some of those gay twentysomethings to tell us some of their difficulties when trying to date.
On the other hand, it sucks because there's less for you to discover from spending actual, in-person time with him." —Dylan, 29 "When 'Masc4Masc' and 'Straight Acting' are no longer a thing, then a lot of our dating problems would be eliminated.But I've learned that those romantic conventions don't work when you are trying to date a queer person.The dynamic of two men being together IS DIFFERENT.Why do I have to worry if someone ONLY dates Latin guys? '" —Joaquín, 24 "Nothing's worse than getting a message from a guy online who refuses to show you a picture because they are 'discreet." If you are an out and proud gay man, it's hard to date someone who doesn't want to be seen with you/hold your hand in public.It's like you are a mistress but aren't since you both are single.At least when I was a big guy, men were more interested in other aspects of me." —Erich, 24 "Gay apps usually come with some sort of sorting hat for your 'gay tribe.' It sucks that there is so much division within the gay community in that respect.