Thanks Joe, and I very much agree! I’m constantly highlighting and commenting on your work because it so resonates for me. James asked what your girlfriend’s experiences are — if she tells people her situation are they judgmental and giving pushback as well?

What I’ve really most gotten out of polyamory is the better understanding of myself as an individual who is co-creating relationships of various kinds with other individuals. James and I are only a cohesive unit because we each bring our individual selves to intentionally form that — not because we are married and therefore are de facto lumped together. I’ve grown so much as a person and so has he — and our relationship has grown by learning to stand in this place of individuality within an intimate relationship. It’s been so healthy! And the sex is good too…… 😉

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