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Posts published in “Open Relationships”

The Hell of Monogamy – A Polyamorist Perspective

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?

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.

Manifesting The Dream Job

It's taken courage to keep writing honestly in the face of criticism (although I must admit, it was easier because I was far away from people I knew). My (old) friends think I'm crazy. Self destructive. Wallowing in self pity. Which is really weird, because I'm shinier and happier than I have ever been in my life.

Why Weddings Are Expensive

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.…