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Polyam Journey: Our House

Polyam Journey: Our House

Our house, it has a crowd There’s always something happening And it’s usually quite loud Our House by Madness When I tell people that I live in a house with seven other people, their eyes normally get wide. “Seven? How do you make it work?” They ask. Even growing up there was six people between my parents, brother, and cousins who came to live with us. This is a chaos that I am no stranger to, and have found I actually…

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Review: My Life on the Swingset

Review: My Life on the Swingset

For me, My Life on the Swingset has been one of those books that has been in my ‘To Read’ pile for a while. Though I never quite got the time. An avid fan of the podcast that shares the same name I have been listening since it started way back in 2010. It was my podcast of choice for riding on the bus every day to work and still is! Reading books for a little while taking a back…

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Polyam Journey: Finding My Language

Polyam Journey: Finding My Language

When I first started into anything involving non-monogamy and polyamory, I was overwhelmed. I took the tactic of treating it like anything else I was interested in. Studying. Took my time to find blogs, books, and other resources. The first thing I dove into was the language, what words changed and what things stayed the same. Unicorn, Solo-Polyam, and relationship anarchy? I was rather overwhelmed when I first started. Always worried about not using the right words. Until I started…

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Late Night Rambling: Unconventional Communication

Late Night Rambling: Unconventional Communication

Every night before I go to bed, I lay there with my eyes dozing on and off to the light of my phone. My fingers slipping over the screen as I write what comes to mind. I ramble on as I let the background thoughts flow into the chat box. Once those thoughts stop moving so quickly I know that I can finally rest. Sending off my good nights before finally attempting sleep. The person who gets those late night rambles…

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Polyam Journey: Finding Home

Polyam Journey: Finding Home

Being polyamorous is not a thing that always was for me, it took me a long time to get to this place. When I was in high school my friend’s group used to talk about living together. Like one big family.  Taking care of one another, looking out for each other and just being together.  We would often talk and make plans, it all seemed normal. This was far before I discovered polyamory was even a thing. Like most high school…

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