Hot or Not? A Case Study of Sexual Objectification in Online Dating

Louisa Leontiades Diaries, Epic Relationships, Polyamory, Unfenced Relationships

There are acts and there are consequences. When you’re a woman with a constant barrage of messages, most of which focus on your appearance, you can become dismissive and even sick of having to reply to them. It creates a greater propensity to dismiss those who have reached out. To treat them like objects. Sarah made her selection on whether she found the image attractive. She objectified the men who had objectified her.

Hot or Not? A Further Case Study of Sexual Objectification in Online Dating

Louisa Leontiades Diaries, Epic Relationships, Polyamory, Unfenced Relationships

Sexual objectification is part and parcel of what we do, how we evaluate our potential partners and how we as a society procreate. But there are acts and there are consequences. Sexual objectification is fine as long as it is a small part of a greater appreciation, but it will constrain the longevity of your sexual relationship if this is the only basis of sexual attraction.

Polyamory & Monogamy Mixing Under the Influence

Louisa Leontiades Diaries, Epic Relationships, Polyamory, Unfenced Relationships

“It’s so difficult to play games like truth or dare with monogamous people,” said my boyfriend. “The dare is always about daring people to do stuff you know they’re forbidden to do normally and you never know how far you can push them. Is it okay to dare someone to snog their mate or show their boob? Am I crossing some sort of monogamy line?”