Category Archives: Context from my life

  1. Breakups and transitions suck, but they’re really helpful


    December 11, 2013 by aggiesez

    The upside of breakups/transitions, I’ve learned, is that they build my relationship & solo skills.

  2. Concern trolling and solo polyamory: No, really, this IS good for me!


    September 23, 2013 by aggiesez

    “Come on, are you really saying that you wouldn’t want a primary partner if the right person came along? That …
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  3. 5 ways to get enough touch, without all the pressure


    September 2, 2013 by aggiesez

    People are really touchy. That is, most people desire or require touch and affection on a regular basis — nonsexual …
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  4. The good that can come from bad breakups: stories


    August 11, 2013 by aggiesez

    This week marks one year since I began writing this blog, So much has happened since then — most …
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  5. How I learned to stop worrying and love dating and FWB


    July 31, 2013 by aggiesez

    Labels are tricky things when it comes to describing how you connect intimately with other people — often because the …
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  6. What are your core relationship values?


    July 15, 2013 by aggiesez

    One of the all-time most popular posts on this blog is Rules for myself: what makes solo polyamory work for …
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  7. Why fluid-bonded sex is, um, “sticky”


    July 8, 2013 by aggiesez

    Yeah, OK, pun intended. Couldn’t help it. Sexual health — and particularly safer sex skills — are key considerations in …
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  8. The poly closet: It’s not just about you


    June 3, 2013 by aggiesez

    How out are you about your nonmonogamous relationships and partners? That’s a pretty touchy question for many people who are …
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  9. Why vulnerability doesn’t really suck (from a confessed sore loser)


    May 23, 2013 by aggiesez

    Personally, I loathe feeling vulnerable, which often happens when I have to do something difficult in a relationship. Like I …
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  10. Civil unions are cool, even though they only solve part of the couple privilege problem


    May 1, 2013 by aggiesez

    Here in Colorado last night I accompanied two friends to the local County Clerk’s office at midnight to celebrate them …
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