Cantarella, Bisexuality in the Ancient World, p. Two have decided that this refers directly to male-with-male sex, while three broaden this to women. While adultery and sexual immorality in general come up outside of these lists, we don't see our malakos or arsenokoites do so. People are stuck in their ways. These invitation-only parties are a rare opportunity for gay men to be open about their sexuality.
You need good psychotherapy by a qualified, trained, gay friendly professional and an evaluation for medication, preferably by a psychiatrist.
The History of the Attitudes in Sexuality editors Roy Porter and Mikulas Teich In Greece the sexual relationship was assumed to be a power relationship, where one participant is dominate and the other inferior. King, Sowing the Field: Garrison, Sexual Culture in Ancient Greece, p. Get a Pet, Get Healthy? I really enjoyed reading your article, until I came to the last where you tell younger gay men to "respect their elders". I gave up long ago--my last serious relationship was 20! During the fifth and fourth centuries this patterned became compromised and led to male prostitution by citizens and to adult male love affairs; both of these practices were consistently stigmatized as socially unacceptable.