This post has been in the making for a while. Timing was key and it hasn’t been time to put it out there, until now.
When we lump all of non-monogamy together we make it harder to understand how each different relationship structure functions. While everyone under the umbrella of “non-monogamy” might agree that monogamy isn’t the only way, how exactly we interact with others outside the bounds of monogamy varies from person to person and relationship to relationship.
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”
We spend these last weeks of the year trying to set ourselves up for a great year. We talk about weight loss and career goals. We start planning and prepping and getting excited. If you’re like me you get obnoxiously excited about setting up… Continue Reading “Making Relationship Resolutions”
When it comes to talking about polyamory and commitment, we’re designing our forever.
Happy Anniversary to the Pod! I love anniversaries. Honestly I love any excuse to celebrate and focus on the people I love just because I love them. Anniversaries, birthdays, Valentine’s Day… I’m a sucker for it all. I know lots of people kind of… Continue Reading “It’s been an Amazing Year”
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”
This month I have enjoyed telling our love stories. From explaining what it means to me to call Ben my high school sweetheart to the personal growth I’ve found with Tom as my partner in adventure – it’s truly been a joy to reflect… Continue Reading “Maggie: My Best Friend”
Life has changed us, but our love remains constant. That’s what I mean when I say we are high school sweethearts.