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polyamory, n.
poly • am • ory
The fact of having simultaneous close emotional relationships with two or more other individuals, viewed as an alternative to monogamy, esp. in regard to matters of sexual fidelity; the custom or practice of engaging in multiple sexual relationships with the knowledge and consent of all partners concerned.

More Than Two is the home of Franklin Veaux’s pages about polyamory and ethical non-monogamy. If you’re new to this site, a good place to start is by checking out the Polyamory FAQ.

More Than Two is also the name of a book about non-monogamy that Franklin wrote with his partner Eve Rickert. This book is a practical, hands-on toolkit for having happy, successful polyamorous relationships. You can find out more about it here!


Polyamory basics

Getting familiar with polyamory, basic principles, and common myths

 

Practical tips

Managing logistics and making polyamorous relationships work 

Primary/secondary (hierarchical) poly

Dating a couple, and taking care of a secondary’s needs

Principles for good relationships

 Identifying and nurturing good, healthy relationships

Rules and agreements

Negotiating rules and guidelines for successful relationships

Poly/mono relationships

Nurturing relationships between polyamorous and monogamous people

Jealousy and insecurity

Dealing with self-worth and security, and handling the gremlins of jealousy

Poly and the public

Interacting with the world, being out, and talking to media

Polycat archive

An archive of the most popular pages at polycat.org