Originally posted in 2006 on a Swedish website. Written by Andie Nordgren (@nordgren), one of the first people to use the term relationship anarchy. This is a great starting point for someone just starting to look into RA. It has nine short paragraphs that cover the basics, from valuing each relationship independently to designing commitments that work in your life.
Hi, I’m Kale! Today I want to talk about coming out as a relationship anarchist or a non-monogamist. I know that I am in a very privileged position to be out so openly. I don’t think I could be much more out than to be on here making videos. I have been able to come…
Possibly the shortest article written about Relationship Anarchy, written by Mike Sturnin (@mi_st). Read Relationship Anarchy, My Summary
Samantha Clarke (@JillDeTrabajos) writes a short and sweet blog post on her blog with a rundown of RA, how it allows for greater intimacy, and why she became a relationship anarchist. Read Relationship Anarchy: What it is and Why it’s Awesome
A very good article by The Critical Polyamorist (@CriticalPoly), where she examines her relationship with nonmonogamy, how she has struggled against a couple-centric, rule bound society and how she works daily against her conditioned monogamy.
The Thinking Asexual three types of non-monogamy: hierarchical polyamory, non-hierarchical polyamory and relationship anarchy. The differences between non-hierarchical poly and RA can be a confusing, this post goes over some of the reasons they are different. It also delves into how an RA might view non-romantic / nonsexual friendships. Read Relationship Anarchy vs. Nonhierarchial Polyamory
Although this piece by Briallen Hopper (@briallenhopper) on @TheCut doesn’t mention relationship anarchy at all, it is a really well written and thoughtful piece about the way society values couples over friendships. As someone who has always put a ton of energy into my friendships, this article really spoke to me. Read Relying on Friendship…