Love is a Fire, Baby; Six Metaphors for Relationships

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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.

Fluffy is a frequent contributor to Poly Land. Their regular blog is Eclectic Discourse (where pith goes to die; in-depth looks at awkward topics).

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Love is a Fire,

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When Sex Positivity Is Rape Culture With a Bow On It

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Content Warning: Sex Positivity as Coercion

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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.

This is the seventh article they’ve contributed to Poly.Land (wow!). Here are the others:

  1. I’m Too Anxious to Be Jealous
  2. Everything I’ve Ever Learned About Non-Monogamy My Puppy Taught Me All Over Again 
  3. Is There a Right Time or Way to Break Up a Relationship?
  4.   » Read more

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

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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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Consent Culture Is Hard, Yo.

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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 three 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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Is There a Right Time or Way to Break Up a Relationship?

a broken glass jar of salsa that's been dropped on the pavement, a blurry line of cars is visible in the photo's background
Image by Mark Turnauckas / CC BY

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 two articles to Poly.Land:

  1.  “I Was Treated as a Disease Vector: Why There Are So Few Gay Men in Pansexual Polyamory”
  2. “Being Single Sucks,
  3.   » Read more

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Being Single Sucks, But We Don’t Want to Hear About It

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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 “I Was Treated as a Disease Vector: Why There Are So Few Gay Men in Pansexual Polyamory” to Poly.Land.

Fluffy’s regular blog is Eclectic Discourse (where pith goes to die;  » Read more

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