The Truth About Cats & Dogs: How Our Pets Have Played Into Our Gay Dating Drama

The ups and downs of our dating lives end up impacting all the other important relationships in our lives, and vice versa; this includes our pets. As a people, we're famously attached both to our dyke drama and to our pets; who among us hasn't had to apologize for our dog chewing our new girlfriend's dildo, or had to interrupt a date because your ex called to say she was taking your shared-custody rabbit to the emergency vet? We, too, have shared these experiences; [law and order sound] these are our stories....

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