Tag: polya

Poly and Parenting

It’s kind of funny – as I write that title I’m like…  uhh I can’t write this, I’m not a parent yet, duh! But then again, not being a parent, let alone a parent in a poly relationship, has not stopped a single person…

“Date Night” in the Polyamorous Life

There’s many conventions of dating that can change or shift when in a polyamorous relationship.  Deciding to engage in a polyamorous relationship hasn’t taken away our favourite conventions from our days of monogamy but it has affected exactly what those conventions look like. For…

Learning to Practice Pride Every Day

Once I came out to a nail lady who was confused when I said something about my boyfriend while she was admiring my wedding ring.

Polyamory and Staying True to Myself

I realized the other day that delving into this polyamorous lifestyle has expanded my world and made me feel more complete in a few ways.  I think it’s true for a lot of people that even when they have different interests than their partner,…

What Commitment means when you’re Polyamorous

With Valentine’s day around the corner I wanted to put something out there: Polyamory is the belief that we can love more than one person. There’s no reason why the love you give to multiple people has to be any different than the fairy…

What makes Polyamory work for Us

None of us are prone to jealousy and all of us understand our responsibility to cope with jealousy in a healthy way. Not being prone to jealousy doesn’t mean we’ll never look at our spouses with their boyfriend or girlfriend and think it might be nice…

What Polyamory means to Us

First and foremost: who are we? I am Carmen, and my husband is Ben. Maggie is my best friend turned girlfriend, and Tom is her husband. Tom and I are dating, as are Maggie and Ben. Confused yet, so were we! Polyamory is, at…

Accidentally Polyamorous

The very first question I get when I reveal to people that my husband and I are dating another married couple is….”How on earth does something like that develop!?” It’s a fair question, I mean when you’re married you aren’t exactly supposed to be…