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How to Approach a Couple into Kink and Polyamory when You are New

How to Approach a Couple into Kink and Polyamory when You are New

Be realistic with yourself about what you are offering, but when you are new to Kink and Polyamory there’s a lot of conversation that needs to happen. Here’s what you should discuss.

Comments Off Posted by Kayla Lords | Posted in: Ask Anything
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To Be or Not To Be – Poly, Mono, Mono-Poly Flexible

Blyss helps you decide if either monogamy or polyamory is a better fit. She covers jealousy, compersion, personal insecurities and understandings of poly.

Comments Off Posted by charmed blyss | Posted in: Relationships
On Multiple Dominants

On Multiple Dominants

There is an almost universal level of acceptance for the ‘idea’ of one man or ‘Dominant’ having many or multiple partners or submissives. What is less visible but equally common is the identical phenomenon within submissives.

1 comment Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships
Ask the Readers – In Poly, do all partners have other partners?

Ask the Readers – In Poly, do all partners have other partners?

I am looking for opinions on whether or not poly means both sides of the slash should be able to have other partners.

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Relationships
Opening the Relationship When It’s Already Rocky

Opening the Relationship When It’s Already Rocky

Opening up an already unstable relationship is hard for everyone.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Relationships
Transitioning From Monogamy to Ethical Non-Monogamy

Transitioning From Monogamy to Ethical Non-Monogamy

This is written as a bode of encouragement to those who are struggling in moving from a monogamous relationship to a non-monogamous one.

2 comments Posted by Mrs. Darling | Posted in: Relationships
Book Review: Power Circuits by Raven Kaldera

Book Review: Power Circuits by Raven Kaldera

Power Circuits is a book about polyamory in a power dynamic relationship. If you are in a power dynamic relationship and are thinking of possibly opening up your dynamic to include polyamory, then this book is a must read for all parties involved.

1 comment Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships
Poly Conflict: Feeling Like a Third Wheel in a Triad

Poly Conflict: Feeling Like a Third Wheel in a Triad

Do you have any advice for someone in a triad that is constantly feeling like a third wheel because the other female sub puts a constant emphasis on being “wife” and legally married to the male dominant of the relationship?

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Relationships
Jealousy and Mono/Poly Relationships

Jealousy and Mono/Poly Relationships

Here’s what has helped Mina learn about jealousy in a mono/poly relationship – it just might help you too.

5 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Personal Growth, Relationships
Taming the Green-Eyed Monster – Managing Jealousy in a Poly Family

Taming the Green-Eyed Monster – Managing Jealousy in a Poly Family

Jealousy, unfortunately, is a recurrent emotion, even after years of a relationship. You cannot keep it from popping up now and then, but you can prepare yourself for its arrival.

5 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Relationships
Sexual Exclusivity in Poly Relationships – Is It Possible?

Sexual Exclusivity in Poly Relationships – Is It Possible?

A frequent misconception with poly is that it’s orgiastic group sex all the time.

16 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships
Recommended Podcasts for Kink and Power Exchange Relationships

Recommended Podcasts for Kink and Power Exchange Relationships

There are several very good podcasts online that I enjoy listening to from time to time and I finally pulled together a short list of the ones that I don’t like to miss a single episode.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Views & More...
I’m Polyamorous but Feel Territorial Over Kink, Is This Normal?

I’m Polyamorous but Feel Territorial Over Kink, Is This Normal?

I recognize that both of our relationships are kinky but I felt a sense of being territorial over this.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Relationships

Submissive Guide Blog Hop Challenge #18 – Poly Dynamics

Note: Submissive Guide Blog Hop Challenge is retiring. Participation is low and I would like to devote my efforts to things that will engage readers. I want to thank everyone who has participated and made the Challenge interesting. Don’t be dismayed there will be plenty of opportunities to participate on the site in the future! This will be the [...]

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships

Living M/s Book Club Wrap-Up Participation Showcase

Today I wanted to take some time and showcase all of the favorite quotes, some of the key thoughts and comments on the book from this event. Thank you, everyone, for participating!

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Roundtable Discussions
Living M/s Book Club – Week 4

Living M/s Book Club – Week 4

Today we’ll be talking about pages 120 to the end of the book. If you’ve read along, please participate.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Roundtable Discussions
Book Review: The Ethical Slut

Book Review: The Ethical Slut

If you are looking into open relationship styles or like me, opening your existing relationship then this book could be a stepping stone into understanding everything that goes on in your head, the feelings and how to deal with multiple people in your life.

10 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews

Research Page: Poly in BDSM

Polyamory in BDSM is a complex and challenging living arrangement no matter who you are. Poly and BDSM separately are entire worlds themselves so to put them together can only mean that there is going to be a lot of negotiation, communication and openness. No matter where you go there is bound to be discussion [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Research Pages

Is Monogamy a Dying Trend? The Rise of Poly in BDSM Relationships

On a few sites I frequent I have been getting an impression recently that poly relationships and playing with others outside your primary relationship are not only accepted but expected. I’m uncomfortable with this way of thinking.

7 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships
Book Review: Partners in Power

Book Review: Partners in Power

If you are ready to move beyond primers and how-tos, this is a good book to pick up. The analysis is great, it will make you think and perhaps see things just a bit differently. I know I did.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews
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