How Gay Male Relationships are Different

How Gay Male Relationships are Different

Fundamentally, the difference is that in gay male relationship both partners are governed by the hormone testosterone.

Ken Wilbur, the famous philosopher, calls testosterone the “fuck and kill hormone”.

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How To Keep A Gay Relationship Going After the Honeymoon

How To Keep A Gay Relationship Going After the Honeymoon

According to long-range studies, the romantic obsession stage only lasts an average of about two years.

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3 Skills for Validating Your Partner’s Feelings

3 Skills for Validating Your Partner’s Feelings

To reconnect with your partner, there are three essential listening skills that can help you both feel heard and understood.

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In Defense of Gay and Lesbian Baby Talk

In Defense of Gay and Lesbian Baby Talk

Tapping into your inner baby is a really useful tool in managing life’s challenges.

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How Gay and Lesbian Couples Can Stop Fighting

When you fight with your partner it can feel like he or she is the enemy.

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Does Your Gay Boyfriend Ignore You?

Does Your Gay Boyfriend Ignore You?

Here are the six most dangerous words to describe a gay relationship:

“We don’t talk about our relationship”.

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Video Blog: How to Reduce Fights in Your Gay Relationship

Video Blog: How to Reduce Fights in Your Gay Relationship

In this 6-minute video, Adam D. Blum, MFT, the Founder of the Gay Therapy Center, reveals how to reduce fights with your partner by understanding what is really going on beneath the surface of the fight.

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Gay Marriage Advice: How To Reduce Those Little Arguments about "Nothing"

Gay Marriage Advice: How To Reduce Those Little Arguments about "Nothing"

If you look under the surface of every little fight, no matter what the topic, you will find that ultimately they are about some basic core fear that all humans hold.

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The 5 Love Languages for Gay Men: Video Blog

The 5 Love Languages for Gay Men: Video Blog

Here's a 3.5 minute video by Adam D. Blum, MFT about the 5 Love Languages and how using them can help you keep love alive over the years.

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Video Blog: How to Talk About Tough LGBT Relationship Issues Without Fighting

Video Blog: How to Talk About Tough LGBT Relationship Issues Without Fighting

In this 4-minute video Adam D. Blum, the Founder of the Gay Therapy Center, shows you a way to talk to your partner about difficult topics that normally lead to fights and misunderstanding.

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How to Talk About the Tough Issues in Your LGBT Relationship

How to Talk About the Tough Issues in Your LGBT Relationship

What we really want most from our partners is to be heard.

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Why Is My Partner So Annoying?

Why Is My Partner So Annoying?

Sometimes love gets very crowded.

For most couples, there are more than two people in the relationship. There’s you, and your boyfriend, but there is also your parents and his parents. And perhaps even a few grandparents.

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Why Do We Fight Over Dumb Stuff?

Why Do We Fight Over Dumb Stuff?

When your partner shouts:

“You didn’t text me that you’d be late!”

The translation is:

“I feel abandoned and alone.”

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Seeing the "Boy" in Your Gay Boyfriend

Seeing the "Boy" in Your Gay Boyfriend

All of us retain our experiences as children throughout our lives. And when we are fighting with our boyfriends there's a good chance that our inner five-year-old vulnerabilities have been triggered.

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How to Sustain a Gay Relationship

Ultimately what keeps long term relationships strong is paying attention to the emotional bond between you.

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8 Tips to Improve Your Gay Relationship

If they look good in those pants, tell them. Don't keep it to yourself. It's not a state secret.

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Lesbian Couples Navigating Parenthood Together

Lesbian Couples Navigating Parenthood Together

Ah, the pitter-patter of little feet.

Whether or not to have children is arguably one of the biggest decisions any adult ever makes, but with lesbian couples, the questions multiply: Who will give birth? Who will provide the sperm – a friend, relative or a sperm bank?

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