Gay men didn't escape patriarchal male conditioning.
Shifts in the sexual cultures of young heterosexual men and women represent both opportunities for and obstacles to safe sex.
Please see the attachment below, in PDF.
Learning to offer sympathy rather than advice, to avoid dependency, to stop breaking hearts... You can learn a lot in relationships. Michael Flood tells all, in this 1995-96 article.
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