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J is for...Jockstrap

As a gay man, the gym is an interesting place. Your experience is directly related to the following equation: Vibe of gym + Personal...

I is for...Implant

For years I described whatever we had as a ‘romantic entanglement.’ It wasn’t a relationship, but it wasn’t nothing. It was…indefinable....

H is for...Hangry

Halfway through my last date with The Executive Assistant, I realized what was missing—a personality. On paper, he checked enough boxes...

G is for...Guppy

I feel I need to start by stating—I am not an idiot. I’m just...I’m not. I may do stupid things, throw out jokes that don’t land,...

F is for...Fire Island

I sat on the ferry as we pulled off the dock, remembering the day I arrived. I was expecting something magical. I’d heard so much about...

E is for...Ego

I was home visiting the United States of Texas one weekend when my friends convinced me to go out for a drink. I had little interest in...

D is for...Douche

I wasn’t anticipating the release from my cage to be so violent—but I suppose, once the doors are swung open, even the most timid bird...

C is for...Cage

Ignoring messages from the universe, I uploaded a refreshed dating profile and dove into the deep end of online dating—embracing the...

B is for...Blocked

After The Sociopath, I decided I needed a break—a breather from the madness of dating. I told myself this self-imposed celibacy was...

A is for...Addict

My name is Cole and I’m a recovering power-dater.  That may make me sound like a whore—and I’m hardly a prude—but I really did slip into...