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Author Topic: First time for everything  (Read 2150 times)

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Offline konkrypton

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First time for everything
« on: August 18, 2017, 03:19:52 am »
Well. I finally met a guy who it looks like will be a "friend with benefits." And he's NEGATIVE. We are both in our mid-50's and he's not terrified of me. We play safe, nothing that involves exchanging body fluids, but it's been such a treat to have someone actually put their arms around me and give me a big bear hug!

When my first partner died (of AIDS-related encephalopathy), it was a long time before I even felt like going out. When I finally did, I handled disclosure badly, telling a guy who seemed like he was into me that I was poz while we were dancing. DUH. I learned my lesson then, and sort of withdrew from the gay subculture. It was several years before I could talk to a guy without worrying all the time about how to disclose.

Anyway, wanted to share my good news with someone that would appreciate it.
I distrust morning people. I suspect they setup the rules of life while the rest of us slept.

Offline leatherman

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Re: First time for everything
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2017, 05:04:53 am »
congrats on a new friend... and the benefits!  8) :D
leatherman (aka mIkIE)

Offline flashdance

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Re: First time for everything
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2017, 09:39:49 am »
GIVES ME HOPE !! Congrats and thanks for sharing.

I think I have more issues arise when the other guy is poz. And definitely the number of issues triple if the poz guy happens to be much younger.
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Offline harleymc

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Re: First time for everything
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2017, 03:32:08 am »
Good on you Kon

Offline em

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Re: First time for everything
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2017, 03:37:57 am »
great news to share hope you have a great long and happy relationship


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