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This is my brain weasel, Martin the pine marten. Whenever I can’t sleep because of brain weasels, I imagine him in a tiny leather jacket (because brain weasels always travel in gangs).
You’re welcome to as well. Martin gets around. » Read more
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“Please do not understand me too quickly.”
“Page, it’s eating me up. I never know what he’s thinking. If I could just see his thoughts, everything would just be better.”
It was like talking to myself. » Read more
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One thing that is plainly obvious in Poly.Land is that there are certain people who date more than others. Their dance card is fully booked. They meet a new cluster of friends and are suddenly dating two-thirds of them.
There’s a good chance this person has a hinge personality. » Read more
I’m so ridiculously excited right now! Why am I so excited? I just signed up to go to Beyond the Love 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. Beyond the Love is a 3-day polyamory conference (this year being held November 11-13) hosted by some of my favorite poly personalities. » Read more
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Because “flexible” doesn’t even begin to cover it. Because I don’t know that I’m even “looking for” anything. There’s no grand objective, no artifact I’m seeking, no burning need I ache to fill. The grail is not my quest. » Read more
It’s a familiar story – you start a new job. You’re nervous at first because you don’t know how you’re going to master everything they throw your way, but you put in effort, work hard, and persevere. It’s a struggle, but eventually you’ve got the hang of it. It may have felt like forever to you – but everyone’s so impressed by how quickly you picked it up and how well you’re doing. » Read more
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If you love a flower, don’t pick it up.
Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love.
So if you love a flower, let it be.
Love is not about possession. » Read more
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“Page, I don’t know what to do,” he said. “I’m in this fantastic relationship with a good old-fashioned girl.”
“This doesn’t sound like a problem,” I said, smirking.
“It wasn’t. Until I met this other girl. She’s amazing.” » Read more
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I am open to whatever configuration makes the most sense logistically and given the personalities of all involved.
It seems like folly to decide what structure I’m going to build without first having the component parts in hand.
Besides, every time I have tried to come up with some kind of tentative plan, » Read more