Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Fidelity Amongst Black Gay Men

via Black Gay Men's Blog

A recent personal experience leads Black Gay Men’s Blog Contributor and Author, Rafael Solece, to explore fidelity amongst black gay men. Are black gay men capable of being faithful or are men innately sexual creatures who don’t know how to control our desires? Is there a timeline on fidelity in a relationship? Can two men be happy sharing each other with the outside world? All these questions and hardly any answers. Share your thoughts…

My momma use to always say; don’t go looking for anything that you aren’t ready to find! I wish I had listened to that bit of advice. I found a rouge condom in the trashcan at The Barber’s house. The Barber (affectionately named for his career) and I have been dating for approximately four months. We had our first date on Super Bowl Sunday. I am not a big football fan, but he was cute, and it was a cute date. We’ve sort of been casually dating ever since and he’s the first guy that I’ve dated seriously in about four years.

We’re together most every weekend from Saturday until Monday or Tuesday, and I have been known on occasions to spend the entire week dancing around his house in my socks and underwear playing house husband. We have a no pressure type of relationship which leaves us lots of room to have fun together (And oh the fun we have together). 

Up until last weekend I assumed I had him pretty whipped. But when I was at his house I found that condom wrapper, minus the condom, peeking up at me from the trash can.

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