My polyamorous relationship has grown and changed a lot in the past five years. But I am struggling to feel prioritized in my relationship even though it is by default non-hierarchical. Is this a problem that I need to focus on? How can I manage these feelings of insecurity?
“I have been together with my primary partner for 6 years now. Our relationship is super solid and we are still very much in love. He is not poly per se, more ‘open’ and only in love with me. I do struggle with feeling less special when he dates others. […]
/u/kjones139 asks on /r/polyamory… “I have had another connection end while describing the hierarchical polyamory my wife and I practice. Apparently the new in thing is relationship anarchy. I am committed to my wife. We share finances. We have a home together. We take care of each other when we […]
/u/Wolfedward7780 writes on /r/polyamory… “I’[M28] entering a poly relationship with my g[F26]. We dated for a year and a half recently. She was very depressed towards the end of our relationship. We decided to break up and give each other space to heal as we were bringing each other down. […]
/u/BloodRedKite writes on /r/polyamory… “Hi there! My boyfriend mentioned to me that he believes he is poly and wants to try the lifestyle. However, after meeting someone he doesn’t want to label either relationships as primary or secondary due to making it seem, in his mind, that one relationship is […]
/u/Kase_maschine writes on /r/polyamory… “I’m wondering for those who ventured into poly by “opening up” a mono marriage, how do you work with being poly yet minimize the hierarchy that can come with having a spouse/nesting partner? We are not planning to enmesh living situations or finances with other partners, […]
/u/lefthandsore on /r/polyamory writes… “Around February, I [29M] started a new relationship with a partner [25F] “Able” who swept me off my feet. She already had an established local partner, and I was in a long distance situation. A month or two later, she asked if we could be primary […]
/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 […]