Thank you, and it has taken courage to go against tradition. We aren’t open with very many people about it and even most of the few who know don’t actually understand because our societal programming is so strong around monogamy, even though we live in a society full of cheating and divorce. Dan Savage has some good articles and YouTubes about this.

Actually honesty and grappling with all the personal work that goes along with being able to make this work is more than many people are willing to undertake I think. There was a woman on here for a while who was regularly posting about her trainwreck poly relationships and it made me want to cringe. Several people said, “This is exactly why I don’t want anything to do with this.”

I’ll be interested to read what you have to say when you get around to publishing.

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