5 Myths About Gay Men Debunked

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Not only are these stereotypes unfair — they're untrue!

5. Gay men only think about sex. Must we have this conversation again? Yes, we — but not all — gay men love sex. Yes, you — but not all — straight heterosexuals like sex! We have something in common. I hate to break the news to you — and I will try to be gentle — but alas, even in gay relationships, the sexual fires do sizzle and fizzle. Like everyone else, ruts arise in our relationships, systems malfunction, sparks don't always fly and yes, the occasional couples coaching session may be required to get hearts aligned. However, at the end of the day, there are households we run, jobs we work at, kids we need to get to school, families we have disagreements with, neighbors we say hello to and beds we snuggle into at night ... just like you ... and all of this outside of our human desires for sex!

What's currently being debated in the Supreme Court is about marriage and equality for all. Yet at the core, it's often overlooked, that while we seem so different, were so much the same — gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, lesbian, questioning or queer. Once the fallacies are removed, we suddenly become equal. So I wonder how many jobs could be created if we pooled all the money being spent to decide who can marry whom? (Just a thought!)

 

Rick Clemons, The Coming Out Coach
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Rick Clemons is a Certified Professional Coach who's been featured on The Ricki Lake Show, and is a highly sought after radio show guest, blogger, author, and Sex Coach U Faculty Member, who lovingly addresses the many facets of Coming Out for all who are touched by this Journey. Rick also hosted his own radio show, The Coming Out Lounge, and has been an expert guest on numerous other radio shows, and in print on national blogs.

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Rick Clemons, The Gay Man's Life Coach & The Coming Out Coach

Rick is a straight-forward, compassionate, insightful, challenging, mentor, guide, and Certified Professional Coach who's been featured on The Ricki Lake Show, and is a highly sought after radio show personality, blogger, author, and faculty member of Sex Coach U. His loving, challenging, gentle, and inspiring approach ignites a fire in clients, helping them get through the darkest moments of life and come out the other side, kicking butt, and being authentically themselves.

Rick thrives, working with individuals, and those in their inner circle, as they embark on the journey out of the closet and beyond. He specializes in helping people build confidence, live their passion while loving their work, and live authentically. Authenticity isn't just a word he throws around lightly. It's the backbone of his practice and the manner in which he personnally strives to live each and every day of his own life.

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