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When Will the Media Really Get Polyamory?

When Will the Media Really Get Polyamory?

by Robyn L Trask

Why do the media so often miss the mark when they write articles or do a feature on polyamory? Why do so many approach the subject with a ready-made idea of what they are looking for? Sometimes I really have to ask; why is polyamory seemingly so evasive as a subject for so many?

95760440Many times when Loving More is approached about people to ...

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Primary, Secondary: The Misunderstanding of Hierarchy in Polyamorous Relating

Primary, Secondary: The Misunderstanding of Hierarchy in Polyamorous Relating

94019988Being polyamorous in a mono-centric and dominator culture can be at times confusing. Often people lack the language, skills and mindset to understand their own feelings and complexity of their relationships let alone explain this to others. To cope with some of these issues the polyamory community has created language and constructs to help in dealing and explaining some of the issues faced in polyamorous relationships. One ...

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An Adventure in Polyamorous Love and Personal Growth

An Adventure in Polyamorous Love and Personal Growth

Romantic relationships come in many forms; some are magical brief encounters while others are deep emotional bonds that last a lifetime. Yet often relationships are judged and valued based solely on how long the relationship lasts and not the quality, lessons and growth we take away. When a relationship is short-lived people tend to trivialize it and even sometimes demonize the relationship or person as a way to cope with the pain they feel. Why is it that we ...

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Have a Joyful and Polyamorous New Year 2014

Have a Joyful and Polyamorous New Year 2014

Wishing You and Your Family a Blissful 2014

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New Year, New Possibilities…

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Loving More Nonprofit would like to thank you from the bottom of our many hearts for the continued support of the community and the hard work of so many wonderful people and activists in 2013.

2013 in many ways has been a great year for the ...

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Editorial Comment on DOMA

The views expressed in this article at those of Robyn Trask and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Loving More Board or the organization as a whole.

supremecourtI feel overturning DOMA is a step in the right direction and I am thrilled for the many same sex couples that will be positively affected by this decision.
Is it a step toward plural marriage? I am ...
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What Do Polys Want?: An Overview of the 2012 Loving More Survey

What Do Polys Want?: An Overview of the 2012 Loving More Survey

Polyamory Research Survey Background

From February 10th to April 2nd 2012, Loving More, with the endorsement of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) conducted an internet-based survey of over 4000 participants who self-identify as polyamorous. This is the largest survey of self-identified polyamorous individuals to date. Individuals were recruited through local and regional listserves, Loving More email list, the PolyResearchers list, the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality’s (IASHS) student and alumni lists, and the American Association ...
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Gay Marriage and the Relationship Revolution

Gay Marriage and the Relationship Revolution
by Robyn  Trask
Gay marriage is being hotly debated all around the country. In an effort to block marriage equality for gays and lesbians ultra conservatives make the argument that marriage is about procreation and serving the interests of society. The challenge is this argument does not hold up under even the slightest scrutiny and actually shines a light on what many conservatives are really being challenged by; that is the relationship revolution as an expansion of the sexual revolution.
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Grief and Loss Among the Polys

Grief and Loss Among the Polys

By John Ullman

S has been gone for over eight years now. She died suddenly, a heart attack, at 61. Her death shocked our poly community, many of us being close to her age. We had lost another of us some years before, but it was an accident, a car wreck. Then we were stunned. But when S died, we were rudely made aware of our own mortality.

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Breaking the mold helps each relationship find its own shape

Breaking the mold helps each relationship find its own shape

86544530Polyamory is by no means for everyone, and monogamy certainly seems to work best for most people. But one of the more unfortunate features of monogamy is the way it tends to force relationships to be either The Right One, or nonexistent. The general goal of monogamy, after all, is to find that one person you can spend the rest of your life with, forsaking all others. ...

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Five Reasons Agreements Fail

Five Reasons Agreements Fail

Two stylized hands clasping, forming a heart. Copyright-free symbol designed by Ravi Poovaiah, Professor, IDC, IIT Bombay.

[NOTE: This article is an excerpt adapted from my Agreements Workbook Series (aka "KISSable Agreements) to appear later 2013. If you'd like to get word as soon as it becomes available, feel free to join my list by downloading one of the ...

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