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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I was watching an episode of The Walking Dead on the train while on my way into work.
The main character Rick gave his son a single piece of advice and it’s a good one.
“Don’t talk, just listen, it’s a rule for life.”
Continue reading “Don’t talk, just listen.”
I’ve personally used the term Cowboy or Cowgirl to describe a person who is monogamous that attempts to get romantically involved with someone who openly identifies as polyamorus.
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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.
Continue reading “Polyamory, a flag of convenience”
I’m sure I’m not alone in my experience of slow moving people on public transport systems and in my specific case London underground.
In the past the cause has more often than not been age or physical disability, which are both understandable and obesity which is unfortunately a fact of modern life for many people often due to circumstance.
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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…
Continue reading “Attached At The Hip- A Poly Horror Film”
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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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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Following an intense session of sharing thoughts and emotions people are often feeling vulnerable and raw, so it’s not usually a good time to go back over the same ground immediately.
However once everyone has had some time to relax and settle down, say a day or so. Its not a bad idea to suggest and hopefully start a recap relating to the discussion, this can then become a vehicle for summarising the issues and any related actions or resolutions that’s have been agreed to help moving the issue forward.
Continue reading “Recap to Reinforce”