One of the most critical parts of polyamory is being completely open, honest and truthful about sexual history and activity. A polycule is only as stong as the weakest link, it just takes one person doing something irresponsible to bring the whole world crashing down.
I read a post on Reddit earlier this morning and it really made me smile so much it actually hurts.
It sort of reminds me a similar conversation with a consultant I had a while back.
It also makes a good point that when dealing with medical professionals and you’re polyamorous, that you need to be honest and truthful with them. It could save your life or one of your partners.
The nurse asked this very standard question when I went to the doctor yesterday. Here’s how the conversation went:
Her: “Are you sexually active?”