They say attitude is everything and from school, to business, to relationships “they” might be on to something. When I read about other polyamorous relationships and the ideas behind polyamory a lot of the time the biggest lesson is accepting everything about your partner… Continue Reading “Love is Accepting your Partner, flaws and all”
People tell us all the time they just couldn’t do what we do because they’d be jealous. We definitely understand that! Don’t think we never feel a little green. The secret is we handle it differently (or try to handle it differently) than we… Continue Reading “Polyamory: You have to have Humour”
the ay we survive and the best advice I can give is simple: love first.
When it comes to talking about polyamory and commitment, we’re designing our forever.
There’s many conventions of dating that can change or shift when in a polyamorous relationship. Deciding to engage in a polyamorous relationship hasn’t taken away our favourite conventions from our days of monogamy but it has affected exactly what those conventions look like. For… Continue Reading ““Date Night” in the Polyamorous Life”
Sharing emotional responsibility was easy in a monogamous marriage. I could ask my husband to take some of the burdens if I was feeling less than peachy, and I could do the same for him. It felt like a normal part of a partnership… Continue Reading “Emotional Responsibility in Polyamory”
I know I grew up lucky, in some (ahem, many) ways. Many of my friend’s parents were divorced, and they moved between two separate homes. My parents were together. Perhaps even luckier for me, my parents were happy to be together. Parental yelling… Continue Reading “Unsolicited Relationship Advice”
I realized the other day that delving into this polyamorous lifestyle has expanded my world and made me feel more complete in a few ways. I think it’s true for a lot of people that even when they have different interests than their partner,… Continue Reading “Polyamory and Staying True to Myself”
I think it’s easy to do things with our partners because they make us feel safe. That’s why they became our partners, right? It’s part of loving each other to offer comfort and support to each other, and it’s easy to want to bring that comfort and support with you on new adventures. In a world where I have three partners who I enjoy spending time and trying new things with I have found the importance of remembering who I am when I’m on my own.
We’re all moved in! And we’re all super excited about it. I’ve been thinking though, of what I might share about this process. What have we learned and what has made moving in as a pod different from when I moved in with Ben… Continue Reading “New Relationships, New Boundaries”