It’s just a way SOME people are happier. That’s it.
Anyone who tries to wave poly in front of you as being better or more evolved really needs to be sprayed with the Naughty Kitty Spray bottle until they shut up or die of hypothermia. Seriously.
***You have to have been poly for more than 20 years and you have to be over 40. (And I'll mock the special snowflakes on this one, I really will)***
"A lot of us have been poly for a long time. I mean, this group got started in 1999 and many of us weren’t exactly newly poly even then.
"So, I think it’s fair to say that many of us are ahem well into middle age.
"How has your perspective changed since the halcyon days of your youth and what do you think was the most important lessons you learned?"
This was spawned by a Poly in the Media Article. A monogamous women was upset at a new beau who said he was poly and followed through on what he said. Honesty in all relationships is important. If someone says they’re poly BELIEVE THEM. If you want a…
She originally wanted to call the column “You’re All Fucking Idiots” but was persuaded not to, and then renamed it as a nod to a fellow citizen of her home town. (Florence King, who lives in Fredericksburg, VA, used to have a column called The Misanthrope’s Corner. She makes the Goddess of Java look like an effete wimp, too).
She lived in a group marriage for five years, is a parent to two of the most amazing children that she hasn’t the arrogance to take credit for and has been polyamorous since her mid teens. She has given talks, organized conventions and would be delighted to give more talks on the subjects of life, love and Polyamory if asked.