Within the last two years or so, I’ve been blessed with exposure to multiple different types of love, sex, sexuality, expression, etc. It’s been at times shocking and difficult to accept or absorb, and at other times intriguing and curious.
For whatever reason, I found myself surfing for information on polyamory today and came across this great, eight-part series of blog posts written by a person sharing their perspective on 20-years of experience. I found each post interesting and informative to say the least and thought I’d share excerpts from each for your enjoyment.
If you’re interested in reading more, feel free to simply click the “[MORE]” link following each excerpt:
20 Years of Polyamory
It’s now been right at 20 years that I’ve been polyamorous. For the first 6 years or so, I didn’t know the word polyamory, but once I heard it, that clearly described what I was trying to do. In that 20 years, I’ve been a teenager trying (and failing) to date polyamorously, been single, been married (and then divorced). I’ve had moments where I felt pretty smug about my poly experiences and then I’ve had moments where I felt like I was utterly failing at poly. I’ve had times where I was dating several different people at once and times where I wasn’t interested in other people at all. I’ve been in the middle of jealousy expressed violently, and I’ve seen compersion at its most wonderful. [READ MORE]