Same-sex marriage passes in New York →
I am in tears. What a phenomenal victory…Washington, let’s be next, ok?
Dealing with life stress
We’re in the process of moving from Central Washington to Seattle. It’s very exciting, but it’s also very stressful, with all the pieces that have to fall into place. The process has been…interesting. The very first step for the move: I proposed to my current job that I keep working for them and telecommute from Seattle. This would make my transition very simple, and I...
One of my favorite parts of being poly is the connections I make with the people in my partners’ lives. I like to be involved with my partners’ other partners, friends, family and social connections. This means that I get so much more than just someone to date when I meet someone new. I’m currently dating someone I’ll call Abel. I started talking to Abel about the same...
Monogamy's got a lot going for it...really! →
No, I’m not advocating monogamy, but that’s a personal choice for me. This post goes into some great details about the benefits of monogamy. If it works for you, great!
Guest post from a fellow poly
A friend of mine, Fox, posted this on her own blog earlier today, and what she had to say really struck a chord with me. I honestly couldn’t say it any better than she did, so I’m re-posting, with her permission. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m thinking about how sick and tired I am of how I’m seen and treated. I hate the uncomfortable energy that comes with...
Breaking through to the other side
I’m definitely coming out on the other side of my hurt and depression since my recent breakup. I’ve learned a heck of a lot about myself in the process. The most important lessons, the ones that stand out: I’m worthy of being treated with respect, and standing up for myself to GET that respect is a GOOD thing. Anyone who thinks that I don’t deserve that respect...
**WARNING: Abuse triggers below** I just had a bit of a realization while talking with a friend about my past abuse, and what my triggers are. I was trying to figure out why some things trigger me, but others that at first glance should, don’t. My ex-husband was violently physically abusive, and I’m triggered by a lot of behaviors because of that. An ex-boyfriend that I was dating...