PQ 2.7 — Am I focusing on an idealized fantasy more than on making organic connections with real people?

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PQ 2.7 —¬†Am I focusing on an idealized fantasy more than on making organic connections with real people?

Thanksgiving 2010

It was a long drive from Ohio back home to Maine. Shorter than the Greyhound though. Seth and I had taken the bus out to visit Rob and Michelle. We’d spent 2 weeks in Ohio checking out the house where we would live in the spring,  » Read more

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Toxic Monogamy, Why Mono/Poly (and Poly) is Hard

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Mono/poly relationships, i.e., a relationship between a partner who is monogamous and one who is polyamorous, are notoriously difficult. Traditional poly blogger wisdom points the finger at both parties having to compromise and feeling somewhat shortchanged. The difference between the relationship structures is to blame for the trouble, they write. But I think it’s even simpler than that.  » Read more

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Ask Page: Why Don’t You Write for Poly People?

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Hi Page,

I’ve been reading your site. It’s pretty good, but I thought you could benefit from an opposing viewpoint. I feel like you are not really writing for polyamorous people on this website. Your whole editorial slant revolves around with the idea that being in nonexclusive relationships¬†does not come naturally to a lot of people and requires work from them.  » Read more

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