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Mon
27
Feb

Poly Drama – Ripples in Poly Families

Source Website: Life on the Swingset

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Complicated: past participle, past tense of com·pli·cate (Verb) 1. Make (something) more difficult or confusing by causing it to be more complex. 2. Introduce complications in (an existing condition): “smoking may complicate pregnancy”. 3. Or, anything related to or having to do with polyamory. Ok, I added the third definition, but most people involved in this lifestyle would tend to agree with me I think. Yes, polyamory is complicated. No, it [...]

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Jack Junior
Mon
13
Feb

First Impressions – A Spouse’s Approval in Polyamory

Source Website: Life on the Swingset

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When introducing a new romantic interest to our friends and loved ones, we all want this person to be well received and well liked. We want our family and friends to find them attractive, interesting, funny, and basically dig them like we do. We polyamorists are much the same, but we have a much more critical judge - our primary partner.

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Jack Junior
Mon
09
Jan

Trouble in Polyamory – When Love Goes Bad

Source Website: Life on the Swingset

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It is inevitable. We are all different, unique, and individual creatures with our own hopes, goals, dreams, desires, and ambitions. It is not inconceivable that the situation and relationships that work great for us now, soon begin to lose their luster, and the shine fades. The relationship may simply become too complicated. When your relationships are plural, this is ever more real a possibility.

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Jack Junior
Mon
05
Dec

Why Choose Polyamory?

Source Website: Life on the Swingset

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Some readers may wonder: Why polyamory? Well, for us, this came from the understanding that we do not control the other person's sexuality. We are very sexual creatures and we are attracted to whomever we happen to be attracted to. We were comfortable in our sexuality and our relationship, and through much discussion we came to an understanding that physical intimacy does not constitute infidelity. Deception is infidelity, but what Ally and I do is right out in front of each other. Full disclosure

Author Name: 
Jack Junior
Mon
21
Nov

Open Discussions – From Swinging to Polyamory

Source Website: Life on the Swingset

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As we have grown as a couple and individuals, we have entered into the world of polyamory. Ally is bisexual. We were both very secure with ourselves and our relationship, so after much discussion we decided to open our marriage

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Jack Junior
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