Why Poly Marriage Works…For Us

There is no “right” way to build a happy and satisfying relationship.Why not expand our notions of “marriage” then, and let each couple discover the right way for them?

My Husband is Dating the Babysitter and it’s Super Convenient

Jealousy and poly relationships … now that topic takes more than a blog post to address. To sum up: no, poly people aren’t magically inoculated against jealousy.

I Don’t Know Your Monkey

While empathy is primarily intellectual, compassion is based in a desire to help.

The Dynamics of Polyamory and Couple Privilege

“Polyamory must be tailored to personal circumstances; it is broad enough include both relationships that are entirely fluid, and ones that reinforce patterns of stability,” writes Angelus Morningstar.

Queer Polyamory and the Challenges of Male Privilege

Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.

How Polyamory is Turning Patriarchy on Its Head

Psychologist Sandy Peace discusses how polyamory can check male privilege while fostering open and honest communication among partners.

“Men Are Hard-Wired To Cheat” is Complete BS

Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.

“Does Denying Others Alternative Lifestyles = Destroying our Privacy?”

Five Things You Might Not Know About Polyamory

What Can One Man’s Mistake Teach Us About Open Relationships?

Having an open relationship isn’t as simple as it may seem… Dr. NerdLove breaks down one man’s mistake to help us all learn.

How We’re Just Like the Rest of You

The work of Purple Sherbet Photography inspired JJ Vincent to show y’all how he and his partners are just like the rest of you.

So You Want To Open Up Your Relationship: Some Quick Advice

You’re both ready to try having an open relationship, or exploring polyamory. But what do you actually DO? Ferrett Steinmetz explains.

Kansas Legislature Attempts to Legalize Discrimination By Declaring War on Marriage

Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the limits of tolerance in the context of the Kansas bill that would legalize discrimination against same-sex couples.

5 Ways to Bring the Spark Back to Your Relationship

Dr. NerdLove offers some unexpected tips and tools for bringing excitement back to your long-term love.

A New Relationship Dictionary

Marie Crosswell defines terms that may be new to you, but are becoming more common as people redefine their desires, or lack thereof.

The Frowns and the Fury: Monogamy, Gay Marriage and the Moral High Ground

On the subject of the sanctity of marriage, judge not lest ye be a GOP Congressman.

How to Get Everything You Want from Casual Sex (without Hurting People)

Robin Juliet explains how to have a healthy and honest NSA relationship without guilt or heartbreak