This post is a refresher on #polyamory and how the author lives it with her partners.
Okay, so what actually is poly?
Great Question! For all of you with furrowed eyebrows, BewilderedWilliam is referring to Polyamory, a subculture of folks who have loving relationships with multiple people at once. Non-monogamy is a HUGE SUBJECT, one I have been studying for years, in practice and on paper. So if you want to do some serious research, please get your hands on a copy of:
The Ethical Slut, the polyamorous Bible, which helps the leiman grasp the core concepts of non-monogamy
Opening Up which focuses more on the nitty-gritty, real-life issues faced by non-monogamous individuals
Alright. The basics. The question I usually get asked first is…. “So is that like polygamy?”
Polygamy refers specifically to a situation where one person (usually a man) is married to multiple partners (usually women). These days, this practice is seen in the US almost exclusively within the…
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