Tips for Problem-Solving in Gay Men’s Open Relationships from a Gay Therapist

Relationship Counseling Therapist for Gay Men

Problem-Solving in Gay Men’s Open Relationships:  Special Topics In a number of previous blog articles on gay men’s relationships in general, and gay open relationships in particular, such as How to Have An Open Relationship Without Hurt Feelings, Part One and Part Two, I’ve discussed how research shows that about half of gay male couples … Read moreTips for Problem-Solving in Gay Men’s Open Relationships from a Gay Therapist

Gay Male Relationships: How Can I Prevent My Partner from Cheating? Common Reasons for Cheating and How to Manage Them

In my psychotherapy practice specializing in gay male individuals and gay male couples over the past 24 years, I have worked with many guys who need help because they are upset after discovering that their boyfriend or partner/spouse was “cheating” on them. I hesitate to even use the word “cheating” because it implies that it’s … Read moreGay Male Relationships: How Can I Prevent My Partner from Cheating? Common Reasons for Cheating and How to Manage Them

Three’s Company: The Right Way and the Wrong Way to Have a Gay Men’s Three-Way

A therapist’s office (similar to a physician’s or lawyer’s office) is a place to talk about things that would be difficult to talk about almost anywhere else except behind closed doors at home.  This is why psychotherapy has a long tradition of strict confidentiality:  what’s said in therapy, stays in therapy, with the exception of … Read moreThree’s Company: The Right Way and the Wrong Way to Have a Gay Men’s Three-Way

The Role and Value of the “F—Buddy” or Friend with Benefits for Gay Men

Gay Men Seeing Escorts: Rewards and Risks

Recently, some clients in my psychotherapy practice, which for 27 years has focused on the mental health and well-being of adult gay men, have been discussing the role and value of a “fuck buddy” in their lives.  While all sexual topics (even in our “modern” age) seem to come fraught with controversy these days (and … Read moreThe Role and Value of the “F—Buddy” or Friend with Benefits for Gay Men