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Of Potions, Pills and Powders: Gay Therapist Describes Approaches to Drug Use in Gay Men’s Relationships

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Drug use in gay relationships is a common, if controversial, topic to discuss.  Regular readers know that I’m not one to shy away from controversial topics about gay men’s lives, and today I’d like to discuss this.  In the privacy of therapy, even when I work remotely with guys on webcam sessions, we use the … Read more

Gay Men and Alcohol: The Relationship with the Bottle

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Today I wanted to write about gay men and alcohol, and what I call their “relationship” with the bottle.  Over my many years as a psychotherapist, one of the most frequent issues my clients bring to me is a concern about their drinking, or perhaps their drug use.  There is a wide range; some people … Read more

November 1, 2010: The Case of the Wandering Twink

Well, it’s Halloween season, and I suppose that requires some kind of scary story.  So, I have one for you.  It starts out scary, moves on to kinda sad, and ends being kinda scary.  Dim the lights, lock the doors, and here goes: Last Wednesday was a busy day.  I saw a whole slew of … Read more