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7 Things Polyamorous People Are Tired Of Hearing

Karen L Pollock | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Karen L Pollock

often people confuse being unfaithful with polyamory, and its probably the statement which causes more anger than any other. Poly, or whatever form of consensual non monogamy someone practices, is consensual, but people seem to skim over the all important "c word.

These Polyamorous People Want You To Know What Their Lives Are Really Like

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.06.2016 | Queer Voices

A new campaign aims to break down stigma, educate the public about and fight for the acceptance of polyamorous relationships. From the website OpenMin...

Peeling Back the Label: 5 Bisexuals Open Up About Polyamory

Kevin Hogan | Posted 01.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Kevin Hogan

"Poly has made me grow as a person. It's expanded my boundaries and possibilities of love, relationships and family. I'm more aware of my own emotions and more in tune with others."

Blind Pit Bull Abandoned After Giving Birth Is Now On A Much Happier Path

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News

Sometimes, all you need is love and care to bounce back. And that's exactly what this abandoned pit bull got. Poly, a 3-year-old blind pit bull, was ...

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Sex

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.03.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

It feels that we are living in a time where there is a full frontal assault on sexuality in our country, and at the same time we are wanting to know more and more about it. And it is creating a level of anxiety, fear and confusion in the lives of every day people that is preventing them from finding peace and finding happiness in their own skins, in their own lives, just as they are.

The Polyamorist On The Couch

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

The New York Post says that polyamory is having a fashionable moment. "Open relationships are becoming so common that when singer Robin Thicke grip...

A 'Deli' Approach To Polyamory

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

I'm used to having multiple partners, but I'm beginning to feel resentful of the "deli" approach that many people take to polyamory. It doesn't make me feel attractive; it makes me feel like I'm just another number waiting in line for my roast beef sandwich. And I can't be the only one struggling.

In a Word: Defining 'Poly' and 'Non-Monogamy'

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

While discussing what "poly" is with a commenter on my last blog, I realized that there really isn't a reason to place a definition on it. However, there is a need for open-mindedness about other people's relationship dynamics.

Are There Benefits to Being Poly?

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

This week I am highlighting the benefits of being poly. There are benefits, despite all of the ups and downs of the poly lifestyle. The benefits, in my opinion, outweigh the negatives in most cases.

Life In An Open Marriage: The Four (Not-So-Easy) Steps

Jenny Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenny Block

Open marriage is happening all around us. And no walls are going to come tumbling down because of it. Living openly is about living honestly, loving fully, and being able to embrace that choice freely.

What About Love? Open Marriage Can Be About Sex And Love

Jenny Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenny Block

If a couple sets the rules of an open relationship, follows them, and is honest about whether or not those rules are working for them, they can have a reasonable expectation of success.

Honey, I Want to Sleep With Other People

Jenny Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenny Block

Some people believe that it isn't possible to be in love with more than one person at a time or to have sex with people outside of a primary, committed relationship. But it is possible.

Portrait Of An Open Marriage, Take Two: Yes, I Have A Husband And A Girlfriend

Jenny Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenny Block

I met Jemma at an art gallery. She had told me she was straight. But after about six months of spending time together, we went away on a weekend trip. It was on that trip that she asked me to kiss her...