Tag Archives: Ask Page

What’s the Difference Between Polyamory & an Open Relationship?

Hi Page,

I have been thinking of something for the past week or so, and it has been scratching at my mind and I’m not really sure why because I don’t really care about labels.

Is there technically a difference between open relationships and polyamory? Or does it depend on the people involved and what their personal belief is regarding those?  » Read more

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Solo Polyamory Raises Important Questions That I’m Glad to Hear People Asking

Page   July 30, 2018   Comments Off on Solo Polyamory Raises Important Questions That I’m Glad to Hear People Asking

Hi Page,

Thank you for your blog. It’s really awesome.

I was wondering if you have written any pieces about solo polyamory and what your opinion is on it?

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You know, I have written about solo polyamory here but only very little.  » Read more

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Is It Okay to Babysit Your Metamour’s Kids?

Page   July 20, 2018   Comments Off on Is It Okay to Babysit Your Metamour’s Kids?

Is it okay to babysit your metamour’s kids?

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It’s a Thursday night in 2009. My metamour has a date with my partner, but her husband gets called in to work.

“Well, that sucks,” my partner says. “I haven’t seen her for a while.”

And it’s true.  » Read more

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Ask Page: Can He Force Me Into Mono/Poly Just Because He’s a Dominant?

Page   July 2, 2018   Comments Off on Ask Page: Can He Force Me Into Mono/Poly Just Because He’s a Dominant?

Hi Page,

I’m kind of new to this whole thing, being kinky and poly. Been talking to someone, and I have doubts. I would love to know if you could shed some light on them.

Talking to a guy right now, and he says that just because he’s a Dominant that he can go out with other submissives while he doesn’t even let me talk to other people.  » Read more

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Monogamy as a Choice Rather Than a Default: Do We Really Need Yet Another Way to Be Incompatible?

Page   May 28, 2018   Comments Off on Monogamy as a Choice Rather Than a Default: Do We Really Need Yet Another Way to Be Incompatible?

Hi Page,

I’ve been reading your blog for several months now. I like your writing because I feel like you talk about polyamory and monogamy in ways that are realistic and like you can understand a person pursuing either relationship style, so long as people are treating each other in a healthy way.   » Read more

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Ask Page: I Think I Want to Break Up with Him, But I Don’t Want to Lose the Friendship

Page   October 31, 2017   Comments Off on Ask Page: I Think I Want to Break Up with Him, But I Don’t Want to Lose the Friendship

Hi Page,

I read your blog and your book, and I’m hoping you can help me.

I’ve been polyamorous for 2 years. I have a husband. We were married for about 3 years before we opened up. Like you, we were introduced to polyamory because we found out that our friends were polyamorous.  » Read more

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Ask Page: Being There While My Partner’s Conservative Family Is in Town

Page   May 2, 2017   Comments Off on Ask Page: Being There While My Partner’s Conservative Family Is in Town

Hi Page,

I need your advice. My girlfriend who is not out as kinky or poly with a Christian faith based family is scheduled to have MAJOR surgery. Her family (elderly Mother & two young adult daughters) will be in town for her surgery and recovery for a few weeks.  » Read more

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Ask Page: Helping Bisexual Women Open Up

Page   March 23, 2017   Comments Off on Ask Page: Helping Bisexual Women Open Up

Hi Page,

My wife and I opened our marriage a while ago. Well, opened it at least in theory. We haven’t found anybody yet. Maybe it’s because we live in a conservative area with a lot of religious people, but it’s really been hard finding a woman to date us both (I’m straight,  » Read more

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Ask Page: New Relationship Energy and Parenting

Page   October 17, 2016   Comments Off on Ask Page: New Relationship Energy and Parenting

I have a question which is related to the subject in this post.

You say “under the influence of NRE, people have been known to neglect important responsibilities at work, make poor financial decisions, and skimp on sleep and other self-care”.

What if the important responsibility are their children,  » Read more

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Ask Page: Why Don’t You Write for Poly People?

Page   October 11, 2016   Comments Off on Ask Page: Why Don’t You Write for Poly People?

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Hi Page,

I’ve been reading your site. It’s pretty good, but I thought you could benefit from an opposing viewpoint. I feel like you are not really writing for polyamorous people on this website. Your whole editorial slant revolves around with the idea that being in nonexclusive relationships does not come naturally to a lot of people and requires work from them.  » Read more