The Hell of Monogamy – A Polyamorist Perspective

Louisa Leontiades Activist Polyamory, Epic Relationships, Polyamory, Unfenced Relationships

As we watched and took lessons from the hell that is the monogamous struggle for the perfect relationship, the one and only, I threw up. It wasn’t just the hangover… The reminder of the fear, anxiety, and utter shame I had felt for years from living and trying to live up to a monogamous paradigm was brought up quite literally in the form of the pizza I had eaten at 2am the night before.

What’s So Great About Open Relationships Anyway?

Louisa Leontiades Epic Relationships, Unfenced Relationships

And let’s say your fundamental needs are already met by your current relationship interactions – including monogamous arrangements – then there is no need to be open in practice as long as you have been truly open in your evaluation. An open relationship means the permission to know and accept oneself …and be accepted by your partners.

Conversations with Franklin Veaux: An Uncommon Dialogue

Louisa Leontiades Activist Interviews, Epic Relationships, Polyamory, Unfenced Relationships

In the online poly world there are a few figures that come to the fore. Most of those – unsurprisingly – have websites. Others have written books (or are about to!). I caught up with Franklin Veaux of More Than Two fame to talk about jealousy, game-changing relationships…and more. Many people believe that polyamory is a choice – a conscious …

Why Weddings Are Expensive

Louisa Leontiades Epic Relationships, Love 0 Comments

When I was at my all-girls school my biology teacher blew a condom up like a balloon and brandished it in front of our faces. “Never let him tell you it isn’t big enough.” She shouted. Those of us close enough to smell the spermicide, tittered nervously and gazed at her admiringly. This was cutting edge sex education. Those of …