" stop and ask yourself "Why are you always justifying your way out of dating? Dating from the perspective of "it's all about sex" can pay off if that's how you truly feel.
As gay men, one of the hardest obstacles we face is trusting that we're okay because we're gay.
The more you dial in, trust yourself and stop second-guessing, the more you'll rely on your own instincts and create the dating situations that are right for you.
The only difference is they do it with class, sass and still get a piece of ass when it's done right!
Rick Clemons, The Coming Out Coach, is a Certified Professional Coach and an expert featured on The Ricki Lake Show and on numerous other radio shows, in print and on national blogs.
But make sure you offer your teen at least a little bit of privacy.
Don't listen in on every phone call and don't read every social media message.Technology has changed the way teens date, and many parents aren't sure how to talk about dating these days.Here are five things every parent should know: While some teens tend to be interested in dating earlier than others, romantic interests are normal during adolescence.Rick also hosted his own radio show, The Coming Out Lounge.The teen dating scene can be awkward and uncomfortable, for teens as well as their parents.Your parenting values, your teen's maturity level, and the specific situation will help you decide how much chaperoning your teen needs.