My partner is planning on breaking up with my other partner in our triad. I’m struggling with the amount of emotional labor that lie ahead. How can I weather this storm for each of our partner? Should I break up with my other partner as well?
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Two weeks ago, my husband quickly developed a connection with a woman he met. He realized he was polyamorous and communicated as such. But he is going way too fast for my own comfort. How can I properly communicate my discomfort?
My husband and I opened up our relationship when he developed a crush for his coworker. Ever since then, his coworker/FWB has degraded the quality of my marriage. My tanking self-esteem is making it really hard for me to advocate for my own needs. How can I course-correct?
A polyamorous boyfriend of a year and a half admitted that he would prefer a closed monogamous relationship. Is this a dealbreaker?
“My partner John [29M] and I [23F] have been together for around 4 years, we’ve been poly from the start. We’ve both seen other people on and off and been able to work out boundaries comfortably before. Recently I’ve started talking to and getting involved (sexually, not romantically) with our […]
“I [27M] am a poly newbie. Polyamory has been something I’ve always thought about but have been too scared to venture into. I had a lot of insecurities and jealousy to get over because of past relationship experiences. I am currently in my first poly relationship, and it was going […]
“My partner and I have been together for 15 years and married for 13. We opened up our marriage four years ago. She has been with several men and I have not been with other women other than threesomes that included my wife. I have attempted to date other women […]
/u/hank_scorpio_the3rd writes on /r/polyamory… “I’m a 29/m in my first gay relationship with a 23/m. I genuinely love him with all my heart, he’s my favorite person. He had always talked about his best friend who lived out of state who was moving back home to where we are (friend […]
/u/confusedandfurious writes on /r/relationship_advice… “My [25F] boyfriend [28M] “met” on /r/r4r. We’ve been talking all day every day for the past 2 months. Lots of FaceTime calls. He is visiting for the first time at the end of the month. We are in different states. He’s on the West Coast […]
[This post is a second part of a previous column post Oct 17th] In our last look at positive masculinity, we looked at possible positive male role models and what we can learn from them. Our discussions extended to not just role models who are male, but also role models […]