Tag Archives: Slice of Poly Life

Choosing a Home with Non-Monogamy and Privacy in Mind

“You know what I’m looking forward to the most about buying a house?” she says.

“What’s that?”

“Personal space. Privacy,” she says. “And lots of it.”

I nod. I know what she means. As it stands, it’s pretty much impossible to have a date over in her apartment and have any degree of privacy if her nesting partner is home.  » Read more

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It’s Easy to Knock Polyamory If You Haven’t Seen Any Healthy Examples of It

Page   November 26, 2018   Comments Off on It’s Easy to Knock Polyamory If You Haven’t Seen Any Healthy Examples of It

It’s late into the party, likely the final quarter of it judging by the sharp drop-off in energy and attendance.  A lot of the guests have gone home. Most of the ones who are still here have gone inside. Out by the fire, it’s just me and my friend Z, the reverse canary,  » Read more

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Love Is Blind, But the Neighbors Aren’t

Page   November 9, 2018   Comments Off on Love Is Blind, But the Neighbors Aren’t

El amor es ciego, pero los vecinos no. 

(Love is blind, but the neighbors aren’t.)

-Spanish idiom

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Sometimes I wonder what our neighbors must think of us. What they make of the cast of characters that shuffle in and out of our lives. The way strange cars idle in our driveway.  » 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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