The cost of being in the poly closet

A lot of folks have compared being polyamorous today to being gay several decades ago, before the GLBTQ+ movement became a major civil rights campaign. The comparison is apt in some ways; for example, there is still little social acceptance of polyamory. It’s also...

Ethical agreements

Polyamorous relationships come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, with all sorts of configurations, arrangements and agreements. From closed triads to sprawling networks, from tightly nested live-in relationships to aggregations of long-distance relationships,...

Why polyamory isn’t more evolved

If you venture into the organized polyamory community for long enough, or even talk to people about polyamory online for long enough, eventually you’re bound to encounter someone who describes polyamory as the Next Stage In Human Evolution…assuming you...

Round peg, meet square hole

Polyamory writer and activist Louisa Leontiades has published a piece on the Huffington Post called The Hell of Monogamy. In it, she describes her own experiences trying to force herself to fit a model of relationship that wasn’t a good match for her. This...