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This book tells you how to "play the game," which basically means you send the wrong messages to attract the wrong men who will eventually make you miserable. That "chemistry" you feel at first is your attachment system being activated; it's great for a one night stand because of all the hormones and the energy, but for long term it's almost always doomed because once your attachment system calms down, the avoidant guy you've fallen for will not reciprocate the intimacy on a level you desire.
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If anything, I actually feel more alienated. I Rules of dating gay not live in the gay neighborhood of my city nor do I hang out exclusively with gay people. However, coexisting with straight people isn't even a passing thought in this book.
Basically, if you don't live as a cher-worshipping rainbow flag waving poster child of gaydom, the book paints you as a maladjusted closet case who should be avoided at all costs. I agree with the review that said this is a good guide to turning into a "flaky queen". Also, I cannot Rules of dating gay count the number of times alcohol is referred to in this book and I rarely drink but any drug use is met with a "kick him to the curb, girlfriend" attitude I don't do drugs either, but I'm just pointing it out.
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The whole book can be summed up with the fact that the author actually gives advice on "what to say if he catches you looking at his Streisand CDs when he comes out of the bathroom". So, essentially, the book is a disappointing series of common-sense superficial tips that anyone who went to high school already knows: Maybe would've found this useful at 16 or 17, however.
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If he wants to end relationship over my brand of shaving cream yes, that is mentioned as well then I'm done too. What is amazing is that in previous chapters, "being your fabulous gay self" is encouraged, but now we're playing "hide the gay cosmetics? I suppose, then, it is more of a metaphor of gay dating than a guide to it.
I didn't learn much from this book. It's theme that all gay men are shallow and drug users was really saddening and disappointing, but it was worth the penny I paid for it.
Essential reading for the gay man. Most of this book common sense aside from a few things with which I completely disagreed. It was good in the sense that in went into the details of how you Rules of dating gay the two lives, and the complications that happen once you're an item. However, the author confuses sarcastic bitchyness with humor at times. There is a section about how to handle your friends when they're about to "dish" Rules of dating gay to your date.
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