My husband of fifteen years recently communicated to me that he too will like to date others to make new connections for himself. We’ve been “open” for the past eleven years, but I am really struggling with jealousy. How can I better manage my insecurities so that it doesn’t impede his progress?
I feel so anxious every time my boyfriend sleeps with another person. I really want to be ethically non-monogamous, but I hate being washed ashore by every little thing. How can I better manage my feelings?
A polyamorous boyfriend of a year and a half admitted that he would prefer a closed monogamous relationship. Is this a dealbreaker?
“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. […]
Anonymous writes… “I have a situation that I’m unsure how to feel about and that makes it difficult to decide my actions. I’ve been married for ten years, we’ve been poly for not quite two years. During the first 1.5 years they dated and I did not, they never got […]
Anonymous writes… “My boyfriend [30M] and I [25F] have been together for 6 years. The corner stones of our relationship, from the start, were communication and freedom (to do and feel anything, as long as we talked about it). I consider us in an open relationship. In 6 years, we […]
/u/sadiemess writes on /r/polyamory… “My husband [39M] and I [36F] had our 7 year wedding anniversary on Sunday and my gf [31F] of two years is upset about a post my mother-in-law tagged us in (with a pic from our wedding). It’s brought up feelings for her about being closeted, […]
/u/jdkman238 writes on /r/relationships… “I [25F] have been with Brad [27M] for about 6 months. We spend a ton of time together, and for the most part, I’m very happy with our relationship and see a future with him. The only thing that gives me pause is his relationship with […]
/u/lbudhers writes on /r/polyamory… “I am not sure if this a rant, or a post seeking advice. I am in a long term, long distance poly relationship so it is challenging to find situations that are relatable and/or to get this off my chest without feeling judged. Most of my […]
/u/TheFlowerFarmer writes on /r/polyamory… “I’ve been seeing a guy on and off since summer. He and his wife started out as swingers and then started dating on their own. She quickly found a partner, he struggled. Our first date was amazing. We went out to a late dinner and didn’t […]