She’s swung into town for a few days for a conference. I’m not sure exactly when I met her, only that it was a long time ago. When she showed up as a long-time friend’s plus one to my birthday party.
And there was something about her that I liked instantly. » Read more
“You posted a meme a few weeks back,” he says. “One that made me laugh aloud and then hurt. Because it was so true.”
“I know that feeling,” I say. “Which one was it, just out of curiosity?”
“It had a picture of someone hiding from a bunch of police officers, » Read more
PQ 24.1 — Am I excited by the prospect of being with this person? Is he a “Fuck yes!”?
Today’s prompt is referring to the premise of a blogging mega hit from Mark Manson, “Fuck Yes or No.”
These days Manson is fairly well known, » Read more
“I’m going to Costco in a bit,” I say to Ro.
“Have fun,” she replies. “Eat many samples.”
“Mmm samples,” I say.
And I’m off to the store.
It’s Saturday, so the sampling stations are out in full force. One worker is making some kind of veggie burgers. » Read more
PQ 17.4 — How much space do I have to devote to new relationships right now?
Reasonably? Hmm… As of this writing, I’m fresh off a breakup. With that relationship in the picture, I was polysaturated but not feeling overloaded or strained. So now that it’s over, » Read more
PQ 15.6 — How do I leave space for new people to come into my life?
This question reminds me of a guest post I featured last year by Fluffy titled “Being Single Sucks, But We Don’t Want to Hear About It.” In that post, » Read more
“Oh, Page, I’ve screwed it up big this time,” she says.
“What’s going on?” I ask her.
“Well, you remember when I told you I had a full dance card?” she says.
“I think full was an understatement.”
“Oh no,” I say.
“Yeah,” » Read more
polysaturation (noun) – when a polyamorous person has as many significant others as they think they can handle at a given time
As I write this piece, I have three partners: There is of course my husband Justin Case. I’ve been with him for 6 years, and we were close friends for about a year prior to that. » Read more
Last week we published “9 Things Monogamists Can Learn From Polyamory.” In that piece, we stated that both monogamy and polyamory have benefits. And that the best relationships combine aspects of each to form “the best of both worlds.”
We meant that. While we talk more about non-monogamy on this website, » Read more
Polyamory has become much more visible in the last few years. While public acceptance and understanding are increasing, a number of misconceptions still persist about being polyamorous. Here are a few common ones:
1. When you’re polyamorous, you’re always looking for new partners.
No. Just because a person is polyamorous, it doesn’t mean they’re in the market for a new relationship. » Read more