Category Archives: Explanations and definitions

  1. What is solo polyamory? My take

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    December 5, 2014 by aggiesez

    After more than two years of writing a blog about solo polyamory, it’s high time I got around to clarifying …
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  2. My bottom line: What I require and expect in my solo poly relationships

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    November 21, 2014 by aggiesez

    The best — and sometimes hardest — part about choosing solo polyamory is that I can never coast in my …
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  3. Polyamory does not equal hierarchy (and why it’s a problem to talk as if it does)

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    October 31, 2014 by aggiesez

    It’s still pretty common to hear people habitually use hierarchical terms such as “primary/secondary” when discussing any polyamorous or otherwise …
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  4. Invitation not obligation: Bite-sized autonomy in action

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    October 28, 2014 by aggiesez

    I lead a pretty busy life — and so do, generally, my friends, and my partners. I also tend to …
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  5. Why I’m no longer on the original Facebook solo poly discussion group (but I am on the new one)

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    September 30, 2014 by aggiesez

    Since its creation in early 2013, I’ve been very active in the original Facebook group for singleish & solo poly …
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  6. Entering an existing relationship: What’s the problem?

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    September 9, 2014 by aggiesez

    It’s quite common for poly folk to talk about “entering an existing relationship.” I used to say that too. I …
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  7. Goals for intimate relationships: Focus on what really makes love work for you

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    September 4, 2014 by aggiesez

    Whether we admit it or not, we all have relationships for reasons — including our most intimate relationships. We hope …
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  8. Slippery language and couple-centric polyamory

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    October 6, 2013 by aggiesez

    This guest post is by Eve Rickert, who is co-authoring a new book on polyamory with Franklin Veaux. On the …
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  9. How I learned to stop worrying and love dating and FWB

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    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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  10. The poly closet: It’s not just about you

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    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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