At my age, I guess I’m sort of the personification of a dad bod. I used to be a serious athlete, but I’m not anymore. I’m not obese, but I wouldn’t make a male model centerfold by any stretch of the imagination.

But you know what I’ve found? Outside of the artificial world of popular culture, plenty of real people are into how real people look. No, I don’t have mobs of gorgeous gym-toned gay studs chasing after me, but plenty of interesting, real, nice guys reach out all the time.

I’m happy with my dad bod, and for anybody who isn’t, that’s cool with me, because there are more fish in the sea. ;-)

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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