Blog: LGBT dating
Obviously one of the very first things we ask at Vida is for clients to describe their ideal gay partner. We ask about lifestyle - are you an indoors or outdoorsy type of person? Do you enjoy country or city living? Do you want children? How important is extended family to you? Where do you see yourself and your partner in five years, ten years, retirement? - but sometimes there is a disconnect between what someone is looking for, and their own preferences.
Is monogamy a dying concept? Or is it a generational factor? Perhaps younger gay men find it easier to come out, and therefore meet someone and start relationships the traditional way, from puberty. Whereas the elder generation may struggle more due to prejudices growing up.
Hear Jacqueline Burns, Vida's Head of Gay and Lesbian Matchmaking talk about issues with Indiraa around coming out for the LGBT community, with guest Philip Baldwin, gay activist.
Head of Gay and Lesbian Matchmaking at Vida, Jacqueline Burns is interviewed on Soho Radio about love in 2016.
Click below for more information on Jacqueline Burns, Head of Gay and Lesbian Matchmaking, and The Vida Consultancy.
Someone once said to me, “If people don’t mistake you and your best friend for dating, at least once, you’re doing best friendship wrong.” You know how it is: your best friend is the one who you share all your deepest confidences with. They were there for you through all your best times, and all […]
In light of the Orlando massacre, it feels a little frivolous to be talking about love, where to take a date this summer, gay matchmaking London, or how to keep your cool when you really like someone. The 49 Latinx gay and trans club-goers who died and the 50 more who were injured, were out […]
Recently, Elle magazine wrote an article about people who stay friends with their exes. Here at Vida we were skeptical about their claims: that people who maintain friendships with exes are sociopaths, narcissist or other unpleasant characters. Thankfully, light has been shed on the subject by Dan Savage, who interviewed the people who actually wrote […]