Tag Archives: communication

  1. My bottom line: What I require and expect in my solo poly relationships


    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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  2. When fluid-bonded sex carries emotional significance: Guest post by Master SoNSo


    August 1, 2013 by aggiesez

    EDITOR’S NOTE: I’ve written a fair amount about safer sex vs. “fluid bonding” (barrier-free sex) — particularly, the reasoning behind …
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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. Polyamory Weekly interviews Lily Lloyd on what poly can learn from kink


    January 23, 2013 by aggiesez

    Kinky people have much to teach the world about relationships — all kinds of relationships, including polyamorous and non-kinky ones. …
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  5. A solo poly experience of couple privilege: Love and Lost’s story


    January 2, 2013 by aggiesez

    The New Year is an opportunity not just to reflect and look forward, but also to recognize the way things …
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  6. What polyamory can learn from kink: Lily Lloyd speaks up


    December 11, 2012 by aggiesez

    Ultimately the kink scene is more about forthrightness, negotiation, responsibility, and consent than it is about leather, floggers, or even …
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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. Why it can be hard to discuss how out you are (or want to be) early in poly/open relationships


    October 14, 2012 by aggiesez

    Since I published my National Coming Out Day post, I’ve gotten into an interesting discussion on the excellent forum on …
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  9. Talking about safer sex: The elevator pitch


    August 29, 2012 by aggiesez

    Awkward conversations can be the best and most important ones to have. They make good idiot filters. Everyone who’s not …
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