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Originally posted by tothetenthpower
reply to post by Night Star
I just keep thinking where would my self esteem be if my partner needed someone else besides me?
See that's where my relationship works for me.
I'm a classic bisexual. I'm married to man, but I also very much enjoy the company of women.
Now my husband, simply can't, physically help me with those issues. So that's why we have the relationship we do. Now that doesn't mean I just go out and find women to sleep with every week or month, or even every year.
But I have the option if the opportunity and circumstances arise. Simply having that freedom, has created a lot of mental stability.
Originally posted by Phoenix267
reply to post by Cuervo
The idea of family is changing and I hope for the better. Now this doesn't mean I hate regular heterosexual monogamy couples. It's just that I have each family can be successful regardless of their definition.
Originally posted by Cuervo
reply to post by Phoenix267
I've always felt that polyamory is the preview of a group marriage culture that will emerge. I think it could work. If it weren't so much of a social taboo, it would be fairly common.
Family structure 50 years from now will probably include groups like this.
Originally posted by galadofwarthethird
So I just got to ask. Whats the big deal? Can anybody list the reasons down, number them and explain in detail what the problem is? Free will and all, do as though wilt, the majority if not all of the worlds problems dont stem from people not having free will, but from having to fact the consequences of there free will and the decisions they made.
This thing like many others is a non issue.
But I knew better. Sister Wives and a growing toleration for adultery did it for me. Wheee! I'm a dollar richer. I've seen stories about women marrying a dolphin and another marrying a cat, so that's where I'm going to put my bet for the next acceptable relationship. I think my mom will pick incest. Let the games begin.
Or... just maybe you are confusing polyamory with run-of-the-mill polygamy or open relationships. Polyamory is more than just being swingers, they are, for the most part, all in a relationship. In some cases, they raise children together.
The OP is not about swinging. I said what I meant to say and didn't need you to paraphrase me. The word "polyamory" wasn't just "made up" to make swingers happy because it's not the same.
I'm not sure you understand my position here. I don't believe there is a problem with it at all. In fact, I said it will be a prominent occurrence in the future.
It probably wasn't that one, because you didn't say you were disgusted, just confused.
What are you talking about? This is a thread about polyamory. How does any of that have to deal with polyamory?
Honestly? I can't see a cause for disgust, but I suppose it's a matter of taste.
I can't tell you how grateful I am to you for seeing my point, and with right excellent humor! You are my wonderful poster of the day.
If I had put my post any more plainly, I'm afraid I would have been post banned at worst, or have everybody screaming at me at best. So, could you, maybe, uhhh, if you have time, mmmm, and wouldn't mind . . . Could you explain it to the OP while I run for my life? (Some extraneous material deleted)
I don't believe I was rude. Maybe a little snarky (whatever that means), but not rude.
There is no need to be rude to people you don't understand.
You see, that's not logical, you have no evidence that I am against love or relationships, yet you ask me why I am.
Why are you against love and relationships?
Originally posted by charles1952
She thought that after Gay marriage, we were going to legitimize relations with minors. After all, she figured, the American Psychiatric Association has a working group on removing Minor Attraction from the "Disorder" category, just as they did with Gays in 1973. She also pointed to Honey Boo-boo, and the demand for Gay leaders in the Boy Scouts.
But I knew better. Sister Wives and a growing toleration for adultery did it for me. Wheee! I'm a dollar richer.
I've seen stories about women marrying a dolphin and another marrying a cat, so that's where I'm going to put my bet for the next acceptable relationship. I think my mom will pick incest.