Lonely adult dating
By this time I was living in London and meeting people from different backgrounds and different parts of the world.
Moving to a bigger city has been the best thing for me.
There would never be much conversation—some of these guys were in their mid-to-late thirties, so what would we talk about?
Looking back at it now, I'm like, "What were they thinking?
I made myself move because I knew it would force me to meet new people.
I thought otherwise I'd end up stuck on my own.
Part of realizing you're gay, or bi, or trans, or non-binary, or anything other than cisgender and heterosexual is accepting you’re different—and somewhat separated—from the majority.
I had nothing in common with these men because of the age difference but I was desperate to feel something with someone for a short period of time. A few years later I moved to a bigger city to study.
" I suppose there's less stigma attached to being queer now, and more visibility.
Those kids still have to work through the same issues, but there's more of a support network now, and more technology.
We'd just go out to bars together and get so drunk that we couldn't remember how we got home.
During this time, I had a brief dalliance with bulimia.