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Am I saying no to all the other guys who might be the one I want to spend my life with?
I feel like I only want to date someone who I am 100% convinced I'll be with forever." —Craig, 21 "Between Grindr and talking to people on all the others, it takes up a few hours a day. When you are constantly texting multiple people and don't respond to one, you get the infamous question mark text. It's just a lot." —Taylor, 22 "Because of dating apps, you can find out where a guy works, what kind of company he keeps, and all the places he's lived before even meeting him.
But I've learned that those romantic conventions don't work when you are trying to date a queer person.
The dynamic of two men being together IS DIFFERENT.
It's become a thing to hide behind a virtual wall and become something you're not.
That's why I prefer meeting someone through mutual friends or activities.
What if the person I'm with right now isn't the right person for me?
I understand that people are in very different places in their coming-out process when they are 20.
Each guy is at a different place in their gay maturity.
At least when I was a big guy, men were more interested in other aspects of me." —Erich, 24 "Gay apps usually come with some sort of sorting hat for your 'gay tribe.' It sucks that there is so much division within the gay community in that respect.
It seems each tribe comes with its own set of rules for dating.
[...] While I have generalities of what I want from being in all the different relationship structures, I can certainly tell you that one size does NOT fit all. The relationship I want with one man is not exactly the same kind I'd want with another." —Zakh, 26 "I remember, after an extensive chat online, meeting someone in person, and they were nothing as they described.