No one has “thousands” of pesterlogs in canon, and Feferi has said more than three words just in glubs.
Don’t exaggerate so stupidly to make a point, it just makes you look dumb.
You do realize that the phrase “kawaii yaois”, is intended to be ironic, right?
Given what we know of Dirk, I feel I can safely say that Bro’s relationship with Dave was probably pretty similar to Vriska’s relationship with Tavros, but done right, and without the sexual tension.
So basically, Bro almost certainly pushed Dave as hard as he could, and tried to instill in him a sense of absolute dedication toward what he believed in, while still understanding what was possible and what wasn’t, and when to let up.