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Advice – Labels in Hierarchical Relationships

/u/littlemsreverie on /r/polyamory writes… “… For background, I’ve been practicing poly for a decade now and my preferred structure is generally two equal primaries, open, and an assortment of more casual relationships of different types. At this moment, I have two (monoromantic) primaries who are also domestic partners, a committed […]

Advice – Swinging to Poly?

/u/ThrewItOnTheGround09 on /r/polyamory writes… “My husband – we’ll call him B (33M) and I (32F) have been together for 13 years, and non monogamous for 5. We publicly presented as mono, but would meet couples for sex. I was permitted to have ongoing relationships with women, but not with men. […]

Advice – How to deal with NRE?

/u/eldritchman on /r/polyamory asks… “How do you all deal with New Relationship Energy? I want to hear your stories! My girlfriend has another boyfriend and girlfriend, but her two men have nobody else. I don’t want to go seeking somebody as a need-fulfillment exercise. The obvious answers are just maximizing […]

Dating separately or together?

Welcome back! My previous post discussed all different variations of ethical non-monogamy. So I wanted to do a deeper dive into different variations within polyamory. I’ll start by comparing what it is like to date separately and dating together, from the general perspective of an existing partnership opening up for […]