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“Open Relationships”

How to Recognize a Manipulative or Controlling Relationship

Something that isn’t talked a lot about in open relationships is the possibility and occurrence of manipulative and controlling partners. Polyamory and other open relationships are especially susceptible to people who’s intentions are not among the purest.

Defining Polyamory by my terms – by emanix

This is a great read about what polyamory means to Maxine, and I identify with much of it myself. I highly recommend reading the whole post. Here’s an excerpt of it to tickle your interest: For me, being ‘poly’ is tied to my definition of what Love is. I believe that if you love someone, […]

Polyamory, swinging, kink and employment

Recently a Twitter contact and fellow sex blogger was fired from her job for her private life and as she puts it, “Clark Kent” identity on the web. She blogged about her open relationship and her escapades using the nom de plume: “The Beautiful Kind”. It appears her employer, a non-profit, was running Google searches […]

Society’s ideas of other people’s sexuality

I think the general attitude in our society regarding other people’s sexuality and lifestyle is: “Of course you can do whatever you want to do, so long as it is something I would do. If not I’ll judge, scorn and marginalize you.” What do you think, and why? Related articles by Zemanta 47 ~ Bones […]

Honest rates of relationship failures

How can anyone really hold up monogamous, one man one woman relationships as the benchmark by which to measure alternative relationships, like polyamory, swingers, other styles of open relationships and same-sex relationships?