Equality/LGBTQIA/Mental Health

Are You Cursed with an Attraction to Someone Much Older?

For some gay men, the choice is between an older man or no man at all.

Loren A Olson MD
Apr 23, 2020 · 6 min read
You man affectionately hold an older man.
You man affectionately hold an older man.
j bilhan photo, used with permission

Some common characteristics

Men with rounded corners

A misunderstood attraction

Age disparity in gay couples

A worn-out explanation

What a man wants

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Gay father; Psychiatrist; Award-winning author FINALLY OUT. Chapter excerpt here: http://bit.ly/2EyhXTY Top writer on Medium. Not medical advice.

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