In this article by Miri (@sondosia), she only briefly mentions relationship anarchy, but she does make the case for not having relationship rules. She discusses how broken rules can place blame on someone else, where if you don’t have rules you must take responsibility for yourself and your own feelings.
Full Transcript: Hi, I’m Kale. Today I wanted to talk about when relationships transition. In traditional relationships, the trajectory is set – date, move in, get married, have kids. Or possibly at some point along that path, break up. Then meet new person to date and start the cycle over again. So what happens when…
Sometimes kinky, poly Christian pirates write about Relationship Anarchy too. This is a short blog post by by Patrik Olterman (@olterman) writes about infinite love and life without labels. Read Relationship Anarchy
The mainstream seems fascinated with polyamory, but only when it looks surprisingly similar to monogamy. Andrea Zanin (@sexgeekAZ) explains what polynormativity looks like, and some of the problems it causes in non-monogamous relationships. Read The Problem With Polynormativity
The Thinking Asexual has a lot of good blog posts, and much of what is written about how asexuals experience relationships is relevant to RA, particularly in regards to not elevating one type of relationship above another. This blog post offers an overview, lots of definitions and examples, and an explanation of how RA applies…
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
In part two of Blogger Rotten Zucchini’s series, they discuss why using descriptive tools is useful, and pretending we don’t need them can be harmful. Read Part 2: warning flags re: “relationship anarchy”