Category Archives: Context from my life

  1. Due diligence for non-primary partners, in a convenient card!


    April 11, 2013 by aggiesez

    Today the Goddess of Java (a.k.a Polyamorous Misanthrope) offered a must-read post, Don’t treat people like things, which was sparked …
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  2. I’m giving up on solo polyamory, it’s just too hard


    April 1, 2013 by aggiesez

    I feel like such a hypocrite admitting this, after all I’ve written over the last several months. But the truth …
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  3. The grownup test: Clear, frank communication and negotiation


    March 29, 2013 by aggiesez

    I flunked telepathy. In relationships, I function extremely well with information — and quite poorly without it. Perhaps the most …
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  4. Under the influence of lovers, friends, and myself


    March 20, 2013 by aggiesez

    One reason I treasure relationships — everything from lighter friendships and casual lovers to deep abiding romances and partnerships — …
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  5. Back in the blogging saddle: Insights from the last couple of months


    March 6, 2013 by aggiesez

    All writers need to recharge. Without intending to, I took a break for about a month from this blog. Not …
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  6. Rules for myself: What makes solo polyamory work for me


    January 10, 2013 by aggiesez

    Earlier today I was chiming in on a forum thread about rules in polyamorous relationships. As a solo person, personal …
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  7. Why “spoiling” some dates is good for a non-primary relationship


    November 4, 2012 by aggiesez

    When you’re in a relationship where you’re not the primary partner, usually time spent with your partner feels short and …
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  8. Coming out: How out are you as poly, really? And why?


    October 11, 2012 by aggiesez

    Today is National Coming Out Day, and it’s not just a LGBTQ thing. So: If you’re polyamorous, are you out? …
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  9. Who the hell am I to be writing about relationships?


    August 10, 2012 by aggiesez

    I won’t say I’m a relationship “expert,” but I’ve had a hell of a lot of experience on this front. …
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