This is part 1 of a 6 part piece ‘Of relationship anarchy, accessibility and sitting shiva’. The first three parts are relevant to RA so I’m posting links to those three. Blogger Rotten Zucchini’s writes about what is often missing from the discourse on relationship anarchy – the anarchy itself.
Emma Goldman is considered one of the most important figures in the history of anarchism. She was a well known lecturer, and traveled all over America and Europe speaking about anarchism and women’s rights. in 1906 started her own publication Mother Earth, in which she wrote about anarchism, politics, labor issues, atheism, sexuality, and feminism….
Belenen (@belenen) on why they identify as a relationship anarchist. How do we make space for growth in our relationships, and value them beyond the standard escalator model? They write about relationships being ‘continuously voluntary associations’ and commitments as ‘making decision anew every day’. Read Blog Post
Full Transcript: Hi, I’m Kale. In my last video I talked about replacing rules with personal boundaries. Today I want to talk about how to communicate needs without using rules. Having rules is about controlling behaviour. Having clear boundaries is about taking responsibility for yourself, rather than shifting it onto someone else. A rules is…
Louisa Leontiades (@AskLouloria), who runs the blog Postmodern Woman, has written some great articles about relationship anarchy. In this post, she is interviewed by Mel (@PolySingleish) and they talk about her writing, non monogamy in Europe, living outside the norm, and self reflection. Read the interview here
Jasna Todorovic (@JasnaTod) writes a short and lovely blog post about living authentically, and letting relationships grow without expectations. Read The Bigger Picture of Polyamory
Possibly the shortest article written about Relationship Anarchy, written by Mike Sturnin (@mi_st). Read Relationship Anarchy, My Summary