Loving Without An Expected Timeline

How having a set of expectations for a future partner in a poly relationship…can lead to disappointments. Notes on what it is like to love and be loved in a poly relationship.

Misty Acres

To me this means accepting and openly loving my partners for who they are without counting days, checking the calendar or clock. I’m not looking for steps to get to a specific destination. We don’t go on so many dates before we kiss or have sex. There are no prescribed steps needed to take before saying I love you or the sharing of my innermost secrets. Instead, I look inside and follow my heart and my gut. I love organically and without the need for reciprocity. If I tell someone I love them I am merely sharing the way I feel about them and have no expectation that they need to say the words in return just because I said them. I have never understood why this seems to be the case and why it causes such an emotional uproar other than the discomfort caused by vulnerability. There are so…

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About dave94015

interested in alternative relationships, visual artist, erotic romance writer and reviewer of erotica, drug rehab clinic intern - early 30's
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