a refreshing insight into the “J” word…and how it is contrary to #polyamory
[Image: The word “jealousy” spelled out in Scrabble tiles on a tile holder. Other Scrabble tiles are spread around in front and behind the holder.]
It’s a common convention in society that jealousy is not only a normal part of life, it’s a mandatory part. But jealousy, while it has its purpose in evolutionary biology, is not something that everyone experiences, or should experience. Some people are not jealous and not being jealous shouldn’t be considered odd or wrong.
I’ve never been a particularly jealous person. But I always felt as though I needed to be. It’s everywhere that you have to fiercely guard your mate, be cartoonishly mad if they so much as dare to look at another woman, and lay out, in no uncertain terms, that they will NOT be having strippers at their bachelor party. I believed this for as long as I could. But then I…
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