Men together: understanding the gay couple.

  title={Men together: understanding the gay couple.},
  author={Raymond M. Berger},
  journal={Journal of homosexuality},
  volume={19 3},
The present study surveyed male gay couples to determine how their relationships began and were maintained, the types of conflict they experienced, and how the issues of monogamy, sexual behavior and AIDS affected the relationships. Ninety-two couples responded to the survey. The gay bar was the most common initial meeting place and relationships had lasted from less than one to 35 years. Few had had a commitment ceremony, although many reported wanting one if it were available. Most of the… CONTINUE READING