Dating in your 20’s can be a wild ride. It is a time of adventure and a time that people learn a lot about themselves. In fact, there are so many variables about how dating will be for people in their 20’s that it will make heads spin.

Dating In Your Early 20’s

Taking individual differences aside for now (these experiences don’t fit everyone), there are a lot of things that people tend to experience when gay dating in their early 20’s.

There is often a lot of sex involved

Sometimes, there is lots of alcohol too

You talk about your sex life fairly often

For some people, “cuddling” is synonymous with “sex”

Bars are a great place to meet people, right?

You only hang out in the gay areas of town

No money? Goes out anyway

Dates last until 3 am

Doesn’t get why straight people are hanging out in gay bars

Date or booty call there in the morning? They can fend for themselves

Buys new sex toys often

Note as much testing for STI’s happening here

Dating In Your Late 20’s

Balances sex, gym, health, and life

One beer, maybe two

You don’t chat about your sex life much

For some people, “cuddling” is synonymous with “cuddling”

Bars are too loud. Meet people other places, then perhaps take them to the bar

You are likely to hang out more places, but are more often at home

Checks work schedule before scheduling dates

Actually has no money, Netflix and eating in become more prominent

Dates last until ten, then bed

Doesn’t get why straight people are hanging out in gay bars

Date or booty call, so are toiletries, toothbrushes, and breakfast

Buys better sex toys

Testing for STI’s happening here, oh yes

Needless to say, people learn a lot over the years. By reading these lists, maybe people will learn a little faster. Meeting up with a booty call you met on gay phone chat? The preparations should already have been done. So go get some extra toothbrushes, put some breakfast food in the fridge, and call tonight.