communication isn’t always sufficient to maintain & build a poly relationship…it requires actions that define character. Many are not adept at communication. We shouldn’t be quick to judge people because of this.
In the Polyamorous community the biggest, most prominent piece of advice shouted at you from the moment you walk through the invisible doors is Communicate, Communicate, Communicate.
All the books, guru’s and websites yell it loudly and often.
Even I do it… a lot.
Hell, communicating is fucking important. I don’t care who you are, what you do in life or how you do it. Communicate damn it!
Now that we got all that important and necessary stuff out of the way…
Sometimes communicating just flat out sucks balls.
First you have words. One word can mean so many things depending on the person, tone, body language and situation. Add in all the trouble one written word can be (texting anyone?) and you are just asking for problems.
All these words can bring about our second issue: Miscommunication. Kinda like a gun that misfires, miscommunication is never good and often…
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