Why do men flirt with men? “Some couples have great communication skills and trust in which they use flirtation as a way to maintain self-identity and mystery in their relationships,” explains family therapist Cassandra Len. “A man can deeply love and care for his partner, but he or she is secure to them.
Can a straight and gay guy be friends? Of course, the traditional notion that gay men and straight men cannot be close friends is inherently homophobic and untrue. We propose gay-straight male friendships are not only possible, but that they can grow to be extremely rewarding.
Can a straight man have a man crush? The man-crush isn’t exclusive to straight guys, but it is a bit more difficult for gay men to have non-sexual man-crushes — whether the crushee is straight or gay — because, even if it’s completely platonic, it often can be misinterpreted as flirting. I’ve had my share of man-crushes — all on straight guys.
What is straight for a guy? What exactly does it mean to be straight? The word “straight” is often used to mean “heterosexual.” It can also mean “heteroromantic.” Heterosexual means you’re sexually attracted to the opposite sex only. Heteroromantic means you’re romantically attracted to the opposite sex only.