To see Ian and Chris together, chatting over Lattes within their favorite coffeehouse, overlooking Belfast Lough, you’ll think them yet another unassuming homosexual few, enjoying each other’s business.
They came across an ago year. But both teenage boys faced battles of their social sectors whenever it came to finding love. Depending on the capability of gay dating apps brought them together.
As Chris, a trainee doctor describes, “Anyone also remotely knowledgeable about present history will be familiar with The Troubles over here.” An affable, quietly-spoken man, endearing silver flecks showing inside the beard despite his tender years, he does appear troubled. “The Peace Process has been doing destination for 25 years. Many components of our culture continue to be wanting to meet up with average folks in the twenty-first century.”