What Makes A Polyamorous Relationship Considered Successful?

what makes a polyamorous relationship successful? Is it length of time you are together? The amount of sex you have? Whether it is primary or secondary in your life? Whether you drop everything for the person? If you vacation together? If you have children together? If everyone was happy? If everything was honest, mutual, and consensual?

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Mental Health Really F*cks Up Polyamory

Wow! These last few weeks have been a mental health whirlwind for me. I’ve officially had 10 sessions with my poly-friendly therapist, and we’ve discovered a lot. As I was writing the series “I’m The Jealous Wife – And I’m Working on It” (Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4), I was questioning everything. Should I […]

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Sex Drive in the Midst of a Pandemic

So, how is everyone feeling? Super horny? Like you’ll never be horny again? No change at all? From some very unscientific surveys I’ve done, I’d say the human race is all over the place right now, which makes sense. People are going to respond differently to the stress and anxiety of the time.  Melissa with […]

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Whose Last Name?

Our Situation Being involved with two men has often brought up the question of whose last name me and the kids should take. Or should the whole family just make up a new last name or should we hyphenate? Or if we want to reject the patriarchal ways of society, should everyone take my maiden […]

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Are they ethically non-monogamous?

Now that I know what polyamory and non-monogamy are and identify as such, sometimes I wonder who else I meet or pass on the street also identifies that way. Because of the stigma and discrimination, most people are discreet about having multiple relationships or partners, especially if they have children or have a job that […]

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