Some time ago I posted about an article that I’d come across that said a lot of straight mates were increasingly comfortable giving each other a casual kiss hello which I think is fantastic. I personally think any mates should feel comfortable giving a kiss hello to someone they care about.

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve met some straight couple friends of my boyfriend and they are really nice people but the male halves of both couples gave me a kiss hello when we were introduced, even aiming for the lips rather than the cheek. I’ve got straight mates that are happy giving me a kiss hello but these guys were just being introduced to me and thus, complete strangers. Don’t get me wrong, I love that they are so comfortable with gay guys as a lot of straight guys are still making up ground on that area, but a kiss on the lips did unsettle me a touch.