Polyamory and the J word

In this post we see that Jealousy doesn’t disappear from #polyamory, but the author distinguishes it from #envy


Poly Means Many: There are many aspects of polyamory. Each month, the PMM bloggers will write about their views on one of them. Links to all posts can be found atwww.polymeansmany.com.

It has to be one of the first people everybody asks when I say I’m Polyamorous. “How do you deal with Jealousy?”

I’d love to say “Oh I’ve reached a higher plane of existence where jealousy is no longer an emotion I have to deal with…” or something equally as obnoxious. But it’s not true.

Others have written some amazing blogs on their experiences with jealousy, and I guess I’m theoretically pretty similar. But right now, it’s quite hard.

For me, the biggest stepping stone was identifying the difference between Jealousy and Envy. When my partner is going on a date and I’m not, because of my health or work load or images-1just I haven’t met…

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About dave94015

interested in alternative relationships, visual artist, erotic romance writer and reviewer of erotica, drug rehab clinic intern - mid 20's
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One Response to Polyamory and the J word

  1. A very important distinction, and made very eloquently. Thanks for sharing such great stuff!

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