Louisa Leontiades (@AskLouloria) looks at how the mainstream media equates polyamory with sex, and how that has impacted people’s perception of the word polyamory. The author explains this is one of her reasons adopting the term relationship anarchy.
Full Transcript: Hi, I’m Kale. Today I want to talk about relationship rules, and why I don’t have any, and boundaries, and why I think they are really important. Both monogamous and non-monogamous relationships can have rules. These rules can be either assumed or explicitly agreed upon. For example, it is common for a monogamous…
What if we don’t need a ‘best friend’ or a ‘true love’? What if we had discussions with everyone in our life about our boundaries? @saulofhearts on @Medium applies principles of polyamory (and RA) to see how they can elevate all our relationships. Read What Polyamory Taught Me About Platonic Friendships
Franklin Veaux (@franklinveaux), author of More Than Two (@MTTbook) explores the difference between rules and boundaries, and how we can use direct communication to get our needs met without stepping on the needs of others. Read Polyamory without rules? Isn’t that anarchy and chaos?
A really great article, written by an asexual and very relevant to RA. In Part 1, David Jay (@davidgljay) discusses replacing words like boyfriend/girlfriend and romance with relationship, and the freedom that allows for. Read Focus on Relationships
Full Transcript: Hi! I’m Kale. Today I’m going to talk about the labels we use in our relationships. Labels like boyfriend, husband, wife, or best friend. Why do we use labels? I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on why I use labels in my life. For some people, that might not be a thing…