Category: Polyamory Basics

Busting Poly Myths

It seems like polyamory is everywhere we look these days and, yet, there is still a TON of terrible information floating around. Many of my clients, friends, and colleagues who identify as polyamorous spend a great deal of time discussing the impact of all this bad information. It can be really daunting to tell people […]

Unicorn Hunting™

One of the hottest and most longstanding topics in polyamorous communities is Unicorn Hunting™. Go into almost any poly chat room in any corner of the internet and you will, without fail, find at least one post that sounds something like this: Nelson Newbie: Hey folks! We are a solid and secure married couple in […]

Love is Love

Thinking of going poly, opening your relationship, or starting to date folks who are consensually non-monogamous? Or perhaps you’ve always had an open heart and you’re looking for more ethical options in order to find the best relationship structures for you and your loves. Having a sense of broader possibilities and the language to express […]

Signs You're Polyamory

Mainstream media is portraying greater variety in relationship structures and orientations all the time. We are seeing shows like Sister Wives, Polyamory: Married and Dating, House of Cards, Girls, You-Me-Her, Brother Husbands, and Big Love, and features in major media outlets like the New York Times, CNN, NPR, BBC, The Guardian, and The Independent all […]

Polyamory Definitions What do all of these polyamory terms mean? These polyamory definitions will help you better understand what polyamorists are talking about. Asexual A person who is asexual either does not experience sexual desire or, experiences them, but they don’t have a “target”. When we talk about sexual orientation it is often in terms […]