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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Poly

Charlie Glickman writes about polyamory...
Last week, I was chatting with a friend who was telling me about her polyamory difficulties. Specifically, she's perfectly happy having multiple partners, but some of the guys she’s met have tried to convince her to be monogamous with them and she's rather frustrated with that, understandably.

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Glickman uses an analogy about cats to explain, correctly, that some people are monogamous, some are polyamorous, and some can be happy in either a monogamous relationship or a polyamorous one, but trying to change someone else isn't going to work. We should recognize that with our public policy and laws. Some people are heterosexual, some people are gay or lesbian, and some people are somewhere between. Some people are monogamous, some are polyamorous. On and on it goes. Let adults choose the relationships in which they function best.
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