Tag Archives: zero-sum thinking

“You Just Want to Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too”

You polyamorous people, she writes, you just want to have your cake and eat it, too.

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I’ve never liked this analogy. “You can’t have your cake and eat it, too.”

The wording’s always been a little confusing since “have” is often used when talking about food to mean “eat.”  » Read more

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Our Top 10 Favorite Polyamory Memes of All Time

Page   May 23, 2017   Comments Off on Our Top 10 Favorite Polyamory Memes of All Time

It’s an unspoken rule of the Internet: Something doesn’t really exist until you meme it.

Without any further ado, I present the 10 polyamory-related memes that I have encountered that made me smile the most.

10. It Only Works on Paper

a picture of a person kneeling down and rolling out a roll of paper. The text over the image reads: "Polyamory only works on paper." Me: *Gets paper*

History of Meme (Only Works on Paper)

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Nocebo? No Thanks

Page   October 16, 2016   Comments Off on Nocebo? No Thanks

“There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.”
-André Gide

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Just about everyone has heard of the placebo effect.

Nocebo effect, on the other hand, is far less widely known.

Nocebo effect is the opposite of placebo effect. It’s the belief that we’re being exposed to harmful substances when in fact we are not,  » Read more

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