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polyamorous relationships

Kink and Poly – get involved with others to prevent jealousy

Much has been written about the association of bdsm lifestyles and polyamorous relationships. For neophytes, their first relationships in bdsm often involved declarations of ownership that they may think is ‘exclusivity’, a feeling (based on a need?) of belonging to … Continue reading

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Polyamory and Kink

Can intimacy be separated from sex? Can one member of a couple want a polyamorous relationship and the other stay monogamous? Can people limit their polyamory to sex while preserving intimacy in their monogamous relationship? Nikki_Blue said in a recent … Continue reading

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Getting off the Relationship Escalator

The relationship escalator is one that ends in heterosexual monogamy. Of course, there are many who cannot or will not take this path in a relationship. It is also possible that one person in a relationship may want to get … Continue reading

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Polyamory – Just Ask for It…or Not?

Polyamorous relationships have a definite way of dealing with cheating. You may want to get involved with someone new in town. It’s only natural if you’re poly, right? Here’s the difference from mono relationships. In monogamy, cheating is cheating and … Continue reading

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Polyamory and Jealousy

Now on to a recurring issue in polyamorous relationships, jealousy and envy. S1M0n wrote Polyamorous folks engage in a lifestyle where they are forced to contend with these raw, base emotions all the time. In general, those who participate in … Continue reading

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cheating in a poly family

s1.mOn posted in http://j.mp/SSXF44 We were discussing what to ask potential partners who may be new to polyamory. A great first question to ask to whether or not they consider their date as cheating. Another great question would be whether or not … Continue reading

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