I’m The Jealous Wife and I’m Working On It – Part 3

Part 3: How My Insecurities Affect My Friendships/Relationships As mentioned in Part 2, my main insecurities seem to center around not being good enough, others being more fun or cooler than me, and of being abandoned. The ways in which these insecurities present themselves tend to be through paranoia and jealousy/envy, which we touched on […]

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I’m The Jealous Wife, and I’m Working on It – Part 1

This is a 4-part series about jealousy, envy, insecurities, and moving past them. Part 1 focuses on explaining the difference between jealousy and envy and how those feelings stem from insecurities. Part 2 details how my past experiences led to my current insecurities. Part 3 shows how my insecurities have caused (and still cause) me […]

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Trying Parallel Polyamory

Sometimes it is so hard to write because you don’t know if you’re explaining all your thoughts correctly or how they will be interpreted. You might think it seems perfectly explained in your head but then you realize you forgot to add a key thought. This is a very raw blog; a look into my […]

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Experiences in Sexuality

*All names have been changed for anonymity* I was so interested in my own realization of sexuality that I decided to ask some other people about their experiences. I’ve actually been surprised over the years how many people I know, and have known for years, who identify as something other than heterosexual. I don’t know […]

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My Journey of Discovering Sexuality Later in Life

*All names were changed* I considered myself straight for the first 25 years of my life. I had liked boys since a very young age. There’s an old journal entry from when I was 7 years old, where I wrote (with questionable spelling and grammar) about how I had a crush on Thomas, a boy […]

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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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The Readers’ Pros and Cons of Being Poly During COVID-19

So, here we are, everyone — about two weeks into the quarantine, isolation, whatever you prefer to call it. Many state governors have officially locked down states, telling citizens to shelter-in-place, which honestly many people were doing already. It’s a crazy time to be alive! Toilet paper is flying off shelves, conspiracy theorists are thriving, […]

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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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