Polyamory vs. Swinging

Polyamory vs Swinging

There is often some common confusion between the swinging lifestyle and polyamory, some people can even go as far as thinking the terms are synonymous and interchangeable.

Personally I see major differences and mixing them is really not a great idea in my view.

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Who needs agency?

Free to live and love

Been an interest couple of months for me and all because my partners are spreading their poly wings. Now there’s nothing wrong with that, it’s a key part of why we all chose to identify as polyamorus.

However deciding to test the dating water requires a little more thought than usual if you’re poly, especially if you already have existing relationships.

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Polyamory, a flag of convenience

Polyamory flag

I’ve noticed resently that the term polyamory is being used by some parties as a way of trying to make cheating seem okay. In short, this makes me really angry.

Polyamory for me is about being honest and truthful with anyone I wish to engage in a relationship with.

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I don’t mind…

Sorry love, I don't really care

I was having a late night catch up call with one of my partners after a couple of really busy days and the conversation was flowing really well until I asked for some input into a decision or at least some indication of direction. I was greeted with a simple answer of “I don’t really mind”. This pretty much cut the conversation dead and really annoyed me for some reason, so I went to sleep wondering why.

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Attached At The Hip- A Poly Horror Film

Two fingers tied together with string - codependency

I found the following blog post in my daily field quite a while ago and squirreled it away for a suitable moment.

Take the time to read it through and I think you’ll agree it’s worth it.

“Couples that are codependent scare me. Codependant Polyamorous couples terrify me…

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Happily ever after and poly

Happily ever after and polyamorus because love sets your

Here’s a very interesting and search question for those within the poly community.

Is it possible to actually be poly and find that elusive happily ever after feeling?

If we first start by throwing out the widely accepted starvation economy model regarding love, we may all stand a chance I guess.

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Relationship killers

Man with a knife in a stabbing pose

There are four major relationship killers out there on the rampage. They come in many disguises, but will reap destruction where ever they go if left unchecked.

1. Personal Criticism

“What is your problem? Can’t you do anything right!?”

Complaints are a natural and normal part of healthy relationships. We should all be able to discuss a specific complaint with a partner and reach some sort of agreement.

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