the simple answer to what you have asked is yes, a straight man can fall in love with a gay man. In fact, a straight man can fall in love with another man, period. If that sounds like a complicated answer, thats because it is. Can a straight guy fall in love with a gay man? Im here to tell you yes because it happened to me and still is. watch fito & leo sail uncharted territories in this unexpected but exciting love affair. if you are gay and you are in love with a straight person, there is nothing you can really do. This happens quite frequently, and as much as you want to be with the person, if the person doesnt want to be with you, there is nothing you can do about it. a young friend once asked me if its possible for a gay guy and straight guy to fall in love and have a fulfilling romantic or sexual relationship.