Do Gay men live in a bubble of "it's about me"

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    Jul 31, 2014 6:58 PM GMT
    Notoriously narsist, large portions living in small pockets of society 'gay ghetto's' of whom live their lives in a community that supports even the wackiest ideas. Many of those outside the ghettos follow the culture that develops from the 'ghettos' & this leads loss of ability to identify when 'gay culture' is becoming problematic
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    Jul 31, 2014 7:02 PM GMT
    Scarlett Johansson; what is going on down-under?
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    Jul 31, 2014 7:03 PM GMT
    Is particularly dreadful when the bloom of youth has faded and they find their dance cards no longer full...

    ...and "tricking" is relegated to Halloween. Tennessee knew what he was talking about but he always had Frank.
  • Destinharbor

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    Jul 31, 2014 7:09 PM GMT
    There are stupid people of all shapes, sizes and sexuality. Just don't associate with them.
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    Jul 31, 2014 7:23 PM GMT
    bon_pan saidIs particularly dreadful when the bloom of youth has faded and they find their dance cards no longer full...

    ...and "tricking" is relegated to Halloween. Tennessee knew what he was talking about but he always had Frank.


    Hey mate guessing your describing your life are you as mine is still overflowing. I know replies to this are going to be filled with people who fit my description I'm talking about who cannot think of a comeback & just post 'school yard' name calling.

    I choose to interpret your reply as trying to have a sense of humour and I'll try to make the next post about how hot the next RJ profile is so the school girls can see me play nice.
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    Jul 31, 2014 7:37 PM GMT
    Destinharbor saidThere are stupid people of all shapes, sizes and sexuality. Just don't associate with them.


    There you go, how's this?
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    Jul 31, 2014 8:16 PM GMT
    Kind of hard to read because of the lack of punctuation, but the substance is accurate.
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    Aug 01, 2014 12:25 AM GMT
    Everybody does.
  • AMoonHawk

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    Aug 01, 2014 12:45 AM GMT
    NEWS FLASH!!!! This just in

    The entire Earth population live in a bubble of "it's about me"
  • LEANDRO_NJ

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    Aug 01, 2014 1:04 AM GMT
    Sydneyrugbyjock73 saidNotoriously narsist, large portions living in small pockets of society 'gay ghetto's' of whom live their lives in a community that supports even the wackiest ideas. Many of those outside the ghettos follow the culture that develops from the 'ghettos' & this leads loss of ability to identify when 'gay culture' is becoming problematic


    Fortunately this world is big enough for all kinds of people to share and be in it! just be thankful you have enough room to grow outside that bubble! besides at some point in our lives we all have lived in it. Think of it as a temporary shield to help us travel. Some people don't mind living a superficial life, so they keep traveling light within that bubble. There are others who grow in knowledge and wisdom, and so their minds and soul make them heavy, enabling to burst out of it, they soon realize that life is indeed three dimensional. Being part of a community is more then what one perceive, see, or feel!!

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    Aug 01, 2014 6:18 AM GMT
    Odd how my entire area is all conservative. Yet, I am different!! Row after row of homes mine IS more cultured, interesting and dare I say......
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    Aug 01, 2014 3:16 PM GMT
    This all about me mentality has a lot more to do with society in general as opposed to being specifically within the gay community (whatever that means). Just look at the onslaught of instagram, face book and other such social media outlets which perpetuate this
  • mybud

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    Aug 01, 2014 3:19 PM GMT
    Ya...Most do..It's kinda like a rose bush, you suffer through a lot of pricks, to find a beautiful rose.
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    Aug 01, 2014 3:52 PM GMT
    dustin_K_tx saidScarlett Johansson; what is going on down-under?


    It certainly isn't English grammar and punctuation.
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    Aug 01, 2014 5:35 PM GMT
    One thing's for sure.... not all Gay Ghetto's are the same!
    My area in Dallas was once the gayest blocks in town... now I have straight folks all around me with gay folks mixed in. The neighborhood is not only highly cleaned up, but property values range from 275K -800 K on the same 2 block area as me.
    20 years ago when I bought here, I had the nicest property on the block.
    Now it's just one of the many nice ones. There's been threads here before that discuss the death of the old gay ghettos. Trust me, this is not a bad thing!
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    Aug 01, 2014 5:39 PM GMT
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    dustin_K_tx saidScarlett Johansson; what is going on down-under?


    It certainly isn't English grammar and punctuation.


    Grammar nazi icon_mad.gif....we understand perfectly well what you are saying, OP, it's just taking us a while to figure it all out...icon_confused.gif
  • buddycat

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    Aug 01, 2014 7:30 PM GMT
    Gay men need to understand it is not all about them, it is all about me.
  • wellwell

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    Aug 01, 2014 9:18 PM GMT
    yes
  • LJay

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    Aug 01, 2014 10:03 PM GMT
    Some do.
  • BloodFlame

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    Aug 02, 2014 12:01 AM GMT
    I won't lie, sometimes I feel that I could be that way but when I find myself doing that, I try to keep a level head and know that the world DOES NOT revolve around me.

    I suppose this is because when I was younger, I tried to please people, even if it meant sacrificing my own beliefs to a certain extend. But I want to keep to my principles and stand my ground.

    So whenever anyone asks for help, advice, or just wants to talk, I always lend an ear as I genuinely do like to learn about others and what they go through in life. icon_smile.gif
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    Aug 02, 2014 2:18 AM GMT
    BloodFlame saidI won't lie, sometimes I feel that I could be that way but when I find myself doing that, I try to keep a level head and know that the world DOES NOT revolve around me.

    I suppose this is because when I was younger, I tried to please people, even if it meant sacrificing my own beliefs to a certain extend. But I want to keep to my principles and stand my ground.

    So whenever anyone asks for help, advice, or just wants to talk, I always lend an ear as I genuinely do like to learn about others and what they go through in life. icon_smile.gif


    Beautifully said! you are wise beyond your years.
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    Aug 02, 2014 2:34 AM GMT
    narcissist or narcissistic (from Narcissus, a youth of legend who suffered from a narcissistic personality disorder)

    ghettos (plural, not possessive)

    "of whom live their lives in a community" (a bit awkward, rewrite)

    But good post. Yes, the wackiest of ideas - that Chastity Bono is a man, for instance. Seriously, the press refers to her as "him, "he," "Mr. Bono," etc.
  • theonewhoknoc...

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    Aug 02, 2014 6:29 AM GMT
    Yeah, there are times in the gay village where I look at half of the queens in the room and wonder if there is anything going on upstairs beside "empowering" one-liners from rupaul or kesha.
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    Aug 02, 2014 8:06 AM GMT
    Sydneyrugbyjock73 saidNotoriously narsist, large portions living in small pockets of society 'gay ghetto's' of whom live their lives in a community that supports even the wackiest ideas. Many of those outside the ghettos follow the culture that develops from the 'ghettos' & this leads loss of ability to identify when 'gay culture' is becoming problematic


    In other words, **Gay Ghettos in the real world are just like Cliques in High school? Lol, I understand what you mean but whatever, I think of myself being unique. Everyone is unique. Just don't hang out with the mean, pretentious gays and stay away from the bitchy queens. icon_twisted.gif
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    Aug 02, 2014 10:13 AM GMT
    I think more scary is when homosexual guys think that being gay makes up their whole personality.