Everything I’ve Ever Learned About Non-Monogamy My Puppy Taught Me All Over Again

a black poodle looking up at the camera with its mouth open and its tongue out
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Today’s piece is a guest blog post from Fluffy, an academic in-training, who is studying organizational behavior in hopes of making the world a better place.

They previously contributed four articles to Poly.Land:

  1. Is There a Right Time or Way to Break Up a Relationship?
  2. I Was Treated as a Disease Vector: Why There Are So Few Gay Men in Pansexual Polyamory
  3. Being Single Sucks,
  4.   » Read more

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With Great Power Comes Great Ambiguity: Towards More Realistic Relationship Agreements

A stoplight for pedestrians that has both the "green walking person" and "red stopped person" lit, sending a message of ambiguity.
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“Hold on,” he says. “I have to text my wife.”

We’re sitting together on their bed. I stare at the wall, bored. Why text her now? I thought we were having a good conversation.

And then it dawns on me. Their relationship agreement.

“Our one biggest rule is that we let the other know before we’re gonna have sex with someone else,”  » Read more

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