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Why polyamory (sadly) can’t be for everyone

Why polyamory (sadly) can’t be for everyone

The School of Life has made a video on why polyamory won’t work for everyone. They’ve got a point. Polyamory is not suitable for everyone, but not for the reasons they give. The reasons presented in the video are based on some false assumptions, and while the conclusion may sound convincing from a monogamist point of view, it is (sadly) not grounded in the reality of polyamorous relati...

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Polyamory and other forms of non-monogamy

Polyamory and other forms of non-monogamy

Polyamory is just one type of non-monogamous relationships, which include casual relationship, open relationship, swinging, polyfidelity, threesome, cuckoldry, etc. They’re all good in my eyes. As long as adults choose what’s right for them, even monogamy, there’s no problem, and for some people monogamy works best. I respect any relationship that is freely chosen. When I think a...

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How do I tell my children I’m polyamorous?

How do I tell my children I’m polyamorous?

Children are naturally curious and open to learning new ideas without prejudice. They think freely without the social restrictions imposed on us as adults. Love is not limited to one person. Children instinctively get this, as they love both their parents, not just one. Though not romantic, their love is directed towards several individuals: their parents, their siblings, even their pets. Love kno...

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How to respond to criticism of the polyamorous way of life

How to respond to criticism of the polyamorous way of life

With time you will discover that most people have no idea whatsoever what polyamory is, and some assume by mistake that it means polygamy. Unfortunately, even when you explain to them for the first time what polyamory is, they will still think that it is another kind of polygamy, an open relationship or swinging couples, and therefore you might want to tell them about the differences between them ...

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The complete beginner’s guide to polyamorous relationships (part 2)

The complete beginner’s guide to polyamorous relationships (part 2)

If this is your first time reading this guide, please read the first part before continuing. We receive a lot of queries from visitors. The most common one is how to begin. In this part of the guide we’ll guide you step by step. Are you ready? Check with yourself if you’re able to love more than one person without guilt, envy or any other negative emotion. Try to look at your current relationship ...

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The complete beginner’s guide to polyamorous relationships (Part 1)

The complete beginner’s guide to polyamorous relationships (Part 1)

The basis of polyamory is the love of human beings. Polyamory is love between people, which usually includes intimate relations. Introduction First and foremost, polyamory is a worldview: the realization that you’re allowed to feel: to love yourself and others, to fall in love, to woo, to be let down and share your feelings with others. You must understand and accept that others share the same fee...

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What is polyamory?

What is polyamory?

Polyamory (Poly – multiple, Amor – love) Polyamory is a word in Latin meaning multiple loves, that is, having simultaneous loving, romantic relationships with more than one person. People who are polyamorous can be heterosexual, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and relationships between polyamorous people can include combinations of people of different sexual orientations. People in polyamor...

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Polyamory – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Polyamory – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is polyamory? ♥ Polyamory is a non-platonic relationship with more than one partner. This isn’t a case of multiple sexual partners, but a multitude of romantic love interests. Polyamory isn’t swinging, which focuses entirely on sex. Even if you call it “love”, isn’t that cheating? ♥ Absolutely not! Polyamorous individuals openly communicate and know about their partner’s other love interests ...

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