Tag Archives: polyamory

I’m Not Easy. I’m Selectively Convenient

One of the things that often surprises people is the fact that being queer, kinky, and poly doesn’t have to mean that someone is promiscuous. “Promiscuous” is such an interesting word. My dictionary has two definitions for it: having or characterized by many transient sexual relationships demonstrating or implying an undiscriminating or unselective approach; indiscriminate […]

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Being Poly Doesn’t Make You More Evolved

This post first appeared on Sinclair Sexsmith’s blog. Sinclair has been interviewing different folks about their experiences with polyamory and open relationships. The series is definitely worth checking out. 1. What insight about polyamory/open relationships would you share with your younger self? My partner and I have been together for over 20 years and we’ve […]

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Polyamory Isn’t An Alternative to Cheating

Every so often, I see an article or hear someone who says that polyamory is an alternative to cheating. In my opinion, that’s mixing apples and oranges. Polyamory isn’t an alternative to cheating, it’s an alternative to monogamy. So are swinging, having a triad, polyfidelity, open relationships, a single person having multiple partners, and other […]

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Polyamory & Managing Attachment

I received this message through my contact page and since it’s the kind of question a lot of people have, I thought I’d turn it into a blog post. I am 31, married, and working as expatriate away from my husband. Not only that I have an extremely high libido but also I am using […]

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More Proof That Poly Isn’t Cheating: STI Edition

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One of the most common questions I hear about polyamory/open relationships/non-monogamy (aka poly) is “how is that different from cheating?” I can understand the confusion- if your definition of “cheating” is “having sex with someone other than your spouse,” then you’re likely to equate poly with breaking the rules. But I always wonder about that- […]

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Queer is a Verb: An Interview with Polyamory Weekly

I’ve already written about how much fun I had at Momentum. Somehow, in the middle of all of the presentations, events, and conversations, Cunning Minx and I found a few minutes to sit down and chat. This interview first posted on Polyamory Weekly and is reposted here, with permission. Click on the play button below […]

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Why Can’t We Have Good Articles About Polyamory?

Though it’s 9 months old, I just got pointed to the article The Lust Frontier: Why Can’t We Make Open Relationships Work?  by Meghan Murphy. I have to admit that I was a bit surprised by the tone of the article, which is all about how many people try open relationships and have it not […]

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