There isn’t a definitive way to tell if a guy is secretly gay unless he tells you himself. However, there are some clues that can help you figure out if a man is openly gay or just hiding his sexual orientation.
One obvious sign is if he shows a special interest in men. He may watch movies and TV shows with male protagonists or share his favorite LGBTQI+ artists or bands with a limited group of friends. He may also frequent websites or apps that cater to the gay community and use a pseudonym when interacting with others.
Another indicator is if he seems uncomfortable or anxious when talking about homosexuality. He may show signs of discomfort or quickly change the subject when the topic comes up. He may also show a preference for masculine clothing or grooming over feminine clothing.
Some men hide their sexuality because they fear it will negatively impact their relationships with women. As a result, they may sabotage their relationships by using heterosexual behavior as a mask. This can lead to poor communication and emotional distance between partners.
If a man is showing clear signs of being gay but still refuses to come out, it might be time to have an honest discussion with him. Be prepared to listen, support, and respect his decision. Try to keep the conversation casual and positive, and do your best not to pressure him into telling his story.