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  1. 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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  2. How to be an everyday poly (and solo) ally

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    October 11, 2013 by aggiesez

    Hey folks, it’s National Coming Out Day! Congrats to everyone who’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer — you’re wonderful, …
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  3. What’s wonderful about being solo, polyamorous, and single, part 1

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    December 17, 2012 by aggiesez

    Taking stock at the end of 2012, I’ve realized there are many things wonderful about being solo, and polyamorous, and …
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  4. Couple privilege: Your thoughts?

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

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    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” …
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  6. Riding the relationship escalator (or not)

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    November 29, 2012 by aggiesez

    UPDATE FEBRUARY 2017: I’ve just published a new book based on this unexpectedly popular post. Stepping Off the Relationship Escalator: …
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  7. Non-primary partners tell: How to treat us well

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    November 27, 2012 by aggiesez

    SPECIAL NOTE: This blog post touches on one of many themes I’ll be covering in my forthcoming crowdsourced book on …
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