I had never met a gay person before in my life, at least not that I knew of.
I was only vaguely aware that other people like me existed.
Professional counselor Sullivan supplements his breezy advice with anecdotes from his clients to coach gay readers looking for Mr. As the "101" title implies, this is a beginner's guide with Sullivan starting at the ground level ("What is a date? His baby-steps approach covers potential opening lines for small talk with strangers; a three-page list of qualities to help narrow the focus of what your Mr.
Right needs to possess; and locations for running into eligible men.
But late one night, in a parking lot after we had spent an angry hour talking on the phone, I made a decision that I would later consider an act of mercy for both of us: I would never speak to him again — and didn't.
When I finally told him the truth, answering his oft-asked inquiries about my infidelity with a final, fateful yes, we remained locked in a toxic back-and-forth, shouting insults at each other for a month.
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