iOS app Android app

Poly

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 01.01.2013 | Gay 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 12.03.2012 | Gay 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 01.09.2012 | Gay 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...