2016 has definitely been the year of learning about love. I learned I am capable of loving someone so deeply that my heart feels full and like it could never be filled by anyone else in the world. I learned that love comes in a lot of forms. I learned that love doesn't mean compatability… Continue reading Learning About Love
I've fought hard to live honestly as a non monogamous person. Dating around isn't always fun and reindeer games. There's men that I've really likes that haven't been ok with it and couldn't date because I wouldn't entertain the idea of monogamy. I've had to break hearts of guys that thought they could change my… Continue reading Why I Don’t Cheat
Yep I was actually in a 4 year monogamous relationship. I didn't plan it that way, when I started dating the guy I happen to have not been seeing anyone else then he asked me to be mono and I figured I could give it a try as an adult. You don't really know your… Continue reading I Was Monogamous Once
The question I hear most when I tell people I'm in an open relationship "so how does that work?" My standard sarcastic response is "well" with a big smile on my face. But really it works like neither of us feels like monogamy is required for relationship happiness. As a matter of fact we both… Continue reading How Does That Work?
You'd think that's what you'd be worried most about in an open relationship, the other women. I guess it depends on what kind of open relationship you have. I'm lucky enough that I get to connect with other potential partners of my partner sometimes and I've met some really awesome women. Not to make it… Continue reading A Benefit of Open Relationships: The Other Women
I've done a fair bit of dating this year and as per usual I found myself liking yet another guy who has a history of substance abuse. It got me to thinking, why? What is it about this really specific kind of person that I always like? Drugs have been around my world for as… Continue reading Addicted to Addicts?
I was in a discussion recently about resolving conflict in relationships through honest communication. One of them mentioned two things that I think are pretty normal in relationships, the first was having a hard time with patience while waiting for loved ones to connect with and articulate their feelings and also how much resolution is… Continue reading Resolving Relationship Conflict and Emotional Processing