This is how he entered into the world of anonymous gay sex. Westport, Conn.: I am fit and healthy physically in all departments. Theocritusa Hellenistic poet, describes a kissing contest for youths that took place at the tomb of a certain Diocles, renowned for friendship; he notes that invoking Ganymede was proper to the occasion. It sounds very romantic and I hope it goes well! I liked having sex with older men.
I thought this is what being an adult was like. The nature of this relationship is in dispute among ancient sources and modern historians, but it seems Spartan views on pederasty and homoeroticism were much more austere than those of other parts of Greece. Strauss, Fathers and Sons in Athens: But sex that has both emotional and physical intimacy and when it is expressed in slow time, it may be far more satisfying.
Sadly in my experience it has felt like more of a curse than a blessing.