Why Is There No Unicorn Hunting in Sweden?

Louisa Leontiades Open Relationships, Relationship Anarchy

All this history has left a legacy in the personality of a Swede. They are more likely to believe in consensus decision making. They are more likely to be highly suspicious of so called democratic coalitions which create an imbalance of power where minority voices might be suppressed. Or where majority vote might enforce violent action. They are less likely to adhere to notions of hierarchy.

Schrodinger’s Child

Louisa Leontiades Family, Open Relationships, Polyamory

I stayed up all night looking after her and at 6am Freddie awoke wanting to play. Morten and I were exhausted. But when I looked at them still I felt, it was all worth it. And smelling of sick, I still burned for them.

Help! What is Ethical About Polyamory?

Louisa Leontiades Ask Louloria, Open Relationships

Dear Louloria, I consider myself polyamorous. Full on polyamorous. Or at least I did until I was trying to debate with a friend about the ethical component of polyamory. I defined polyamory as consensual, ethical and responsible non-monogamy.  I realised that I’m down with the area of consent and responsibility but for me, consent and responsibility *is* what is ethical about polyamory …

Help! I’m a bi-woman crushing on a het-woman

Louisa Leontiades Ask Louloria, Open Relationships

Dear Louloria, I met a women around my age yesterday evening, and had a great time playing cards, drinking at a bar and conversing with her. This is the first romantic crush on a cis-woman I have had, and would definitely describe us as mutually romantically flirting. She asked if I wanted to be walked home, to hug, for a …

Help! Does Jealousy Mimic Childhood Relationships?

Louisa Leontiades Ask Louloria, Open Relationships, The Jealousy Journey

Dear Louloria, Would love your opinions on something I’ve been pondering: in my immediate mono and poly friends I think I’m seeing a link with the amount of jealousy you feel and the amount of jealousy you felt towards siblings as a child. For example, I don’t remember having any such feelings towards my younger sister, quite the opposite. And …

Ask Me About Polyamory by Kimchi Cuddles

Louisa Leontiades Book Reviews, Books, Entertainment

Today’s comic books are no longer the quiet solace and expression of an alternative community. The mainstreaming of high fantasy and Marvel’s recent success in bringing their comic universe to the cinema gives mainstream credibility to those seeking to make their minority voices heard through pictorial form.

Help! My Boyfriend and His Primary GF Are Falling Apart

Louisa Leontiades Ask Louloria, Open Relationships

Dear Louloria, I have been a secondary partner in my poly relationship. Recently my boyfriend and his girlfriend have been having a lot of relationship issues. The rift between them has caused a shift in our dynamic. We all live together, and even our sleeping arrangements have even changed. My boyfriend and I, I feel, have become the primary relationship, …