Most people are so deeply engrained in monogamy mindset that they can’t truly wrap their head around poly. For so many people, love is a kind of co-dependent ownership and control of your beloved. And men are supposed to control their women, rather than simply being with them as independent people involved in partnership.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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