My boyfriend and I have mutually decided to split after the lockdown orders end. While I can see that we are ending our relationship for the right reasons, I can’t help but think that we could still be together. How can I reconcile with myself?
When my current girlfriend and I took a break a couple years ago, I slept with new partners. After we got back together, we never talked about who we slept with. Recently, I realized we never had that conversation about our sex life during the break when she incorrectly guessed the number of people I’ve slept with during a game. Should I tell her that I slept with other people during our break couple years ago?
My ex-boyfriend broke up with me because he felt deeply uncomfortable with the close connection I have with one of my professional colleagues. While I do talk to my friend closely, there has never been anything romantic or sexual between us. Despite this, my ex accused me of cheating on him emotionally with my friend. Did I cheat on him? How can I get over his judgment?
My boyfriend’s wife of ten years told him that she doesn’t love him anymore. He is completely and utterly heartbroken. I’ve supported some of my other partners through breakups, but nothing quite as intense as this. How can I support my partner through this big life change?
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?
Advice – I met someone while on a break with my partner. How can I initiate opening the relationship?
I matched with someone while I was on a break with my ex who at the time wanted an open relationship. I got back together with my ex while my new match was out of town. How do I initiate the discussions on opening up on our relationship?
My boyfriend is breaking up with his wife. I got really close my metamour as a close friend over the past year. I feel like I am being put in a very difficult place – in the middle – of their failing marriage. How can I manage this difficult situation?
“We [32M] started talking and became friends more than two years ago. She [26F] lives literally on the other side of the planet. We had a romantic relationship for about a year. It was very intense. Then one day she said that it wasn’t realistic for us to be together. […]
“I have been questioning whether I was truly poly or not for sometime. So I started dating someone who has a personal history with polyamory to gauge that orientation for myself. I really enjoy our relationship and my metamour very, very much. However, I also started dating a second person […]
“Here’s my situation: I’m a bisexual cis-woman in my mid 20s who started dating a queer cis-man several years older than me. We’ve been together for a few years now. I had never heard of polyamory until I met him. He introduced me to The Ethical Slut and it changed […]