Michael Lee

Most things about Michael are hard to explain, like how he is mostly delusional and lives in a half-imaginary world but is also a realist to the core.

Recent Articles

What It's Like Dating Someone Who's Still In The Closet

Dating someone still in the closet while you're already out can present some pretty unique challenges in a relationship. Naturally, you just want to be able to shout about your love for your significant other from the rooftops. But instead, you're fo…
By Michael Lee

10 Guys You'll Meet On The Gay Dating Scene

Dating in the gay world is hard, and I mean that quite literally. Sometimes it feels like you are banging your head onto a solid brick wall. As a homosexual looking for love (not the kind of love you will find in a cubical toilet), you will come acro…
By Michael Lee

You Being Uncomfortable With Gay PDA Isn't My Problem

I attended my first ever Gay Pride at the age of 32 this year. I found myself surrounded by enough rainbow flags, glitter and sparkle to cause a migraine. But for the most part, it was a fun experience and I'm glad I went. What was truly eyeopening w…
By Michael Lee

Why Losing My Gay Club Virginity Meant So Much To Me

We all remember the first gay club we ever went to. It's a surreal, and out of body experience, where you find yourself enclosed in a hot and noisy room surrounded by other gay men. It's the first time ever laying eyes on two men kissing, the first t…
By Michael Lee

Why I Can't Let Go Of Jealousy, As Told By Someone Ruining His Relationship

Why do I get so jealous every time I'm with someone new? Does he really truly love me? Why has he not replied to my message I sent him five minutes ago? What is he doing? Is he talking to someone else? Does he still think about his ex? As each questi…
By Michael Lee

Why Having My SO Cut Ties With His Past Will Only Make Me A Better Partner

I'm sure all of us have thought about our boyfriend's previous sex partners at one time or another. The curiosity is normal. Are we satisfying him the same way that X or Y did? And how about Z? Did they sleep together or was it just a few dates? Our …
By Michael Lee

What Happens When You Make Your Online Dating Profile Brutally Honest

I was in a monogamous relationship for four and a half months. It's true that it wasn't picturesque or close to perfection, but I truly did love and adore the person I was with. Now, after four and a half months, I find myself single, alone and detac…
By Michael Lee

This Is Why You Need To Stop Asking People What They Do For A Living

“What do you do for a living?” he asks with a stern look etched on his face, eyebrows frowning in a serious stance as my date for the evening sips the stained glass of cider perched in his left hand. He takes one gulp before returning his tense gaze …
By Michael Lee

I'm Almost Over My Ex, But I Still Feel Jealous Of His Past Relationships

Jealousy can be a toxic emotion, a poisonous cocktail of possessiveness, envy and mistrust. My love for him was inordinate. I loved, I suffered and now I hate. Yet, I still find myself aggressively jealous of my now ex-boyfriend's past encounters wit…
By Michael Lee

How You Ride The Train Says More About Your Personality Than You Think

We all wear masks, metaphorically speaking. And if the harsh jerking of this overcrowded train does not stop, my mask will gradually fall off, as I hold and cling on for dear life to the swaying dangling handlebar above my head. Then suddenly the tra…
By Michael Lee