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Polyamorous Misanthrope
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Wielding the Stick of Grandmotherly Kindness
Wielding the Stick of Grandmotherly Kindness

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I’d like to ask your advice – I am having some trouble getting over a break up and wondering how to move forward. Basically, I was seeing a guy for a few months. We had spoken the first time we saw each other about our other lovers, and I understood he…

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I wanted to ask you this because it’s been on my mind and I have no idea who I can talk about this to understand it better. As I read your post where you don’t have to be in a Poly Relationship if you don’t want to (which was great.) And while reading I…

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I was recently asked how much of a commitment was it when a partner asked to share Google Calendars. They’d only been dating a few months, and the partner had said that they wanted to take the relationship to another level. I am even tempted to add the…

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My husband of 22 years has fallen in love with another woman and wants to spend one week a month with her in another state. After 2 years of therapy and a trial separation I am determined to stay married and to make this all work. I accept he loves…

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Even in the best of relationships, sometimes you’ll need to have a difficult conversation. Maybe you need to tell a partner something you are pretty sure they’re not going to like very much. Maybe you need to bring up a subject that, even if you’re going…

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Recently, I was asked (among other people) to answer were some pros and cons were of an open relationship. This sent me into sheer, blank system error. Being poly was not a choice for me. Once I was exposed to the idea that people could even have multiple…

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Last week, we talked about the fact that for polyamory to be successful, self-knowledge is crucial. Of course, that was something of a mis-statement. To have successful relationships in general, self-knowledge is crucial. I’d say one of the biggest…

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While bad boundaries are certainly the worst issue I see when we’re looking at polyamorous issues, I think poor self-knowledge is also another serious roadblock when you’re trying to have great polyamorous relationships. My blog, and several others, tend…

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My husband and I started off in an open relationship, after having both had several years of being poly. After a while, we drifted towards monogamous assumptions and have been basically mono for more than a decade. We’ve kept saying we’re “open to being…

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If you’re a US Citizen and haven’t cast an early ballot, it’s time to vote. (If you have, thanks. If you’re a poll worker, even more thanks) Where to vote? I do this every four years, and I know you may be tired of it, but I’m going to be stepping it up,…
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