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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 […]

Advice – I snooped. What do I do?

“Hi all, a newly poly person (28F) in 2.5 year nesting relationship with someone and I have realized I used the exclusivity of our prior relationship as the foundational pillar of my self-esteem and security. Now that we are no longer mono and he is actively dating and enjoying dating […]