Category Archives: Explanations and definitions

  1. Slippery language and couple-centric polyamory

    14

    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 …
    Continue reading

  2. How I learned to stop worrying and love dating and FWB

    10

    July 31, 2013 by aggiesez

    Labels are tricky things when it comes to describing how you connect intimately with other people — often because the …
    Continue reading

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

    36

    June 3, 2013 by aggiesez

    It’s Pride Month — hey, President Obama just proclaimed it so — and that’s not just for gay people. How …
    Continue reading

  4. The grownup test: Clear, frank communication and negotiation

    3

    March 29, 2013 by aggiesez

    I flunked telepathy. In relationships, I function extremely well with information — and quite poorly without it. Perhaps the most …
    Continue reading

  5. Couple privilege: Having it doesn’t necessarily make you an asshole (but it might)

    21

    February 5, 2013 by aggiesez

    It’s surprisingly hard to talk about any kind of privilege — and that’s no accident. Privilege lives in the background. …
    Continue reading

  6. Couple privilege: Your thoughts?

    40

    December 3, 2012 by aggiesez

    No matter how egalitarian you are, privilege exists. We’re all soaking in it — even in the polyamorous/open relationship community. …
    Continue reading

  7. Why I say “non-primary,” not “secondary”

    12

    November 30, 2012 by aggiesez

    I’m a writer and editor by profession, so I choose words carefully. In this blog I deliberately refer to “non-primary” …
    Continue reading

Archives