Poly faithful dating
After my divorce, I had the joy of finally being free from an abusive marriage.
I was supporting four children with very little support, but managing. We all felt very excited when we realized that we were in love and that we all wanted the same thing (a long-term committed relationship as three).
Some people consider themselves polyamorous because they believe they need and/or want to be in multiple relationships at any given time. We all feel we could be satisfied with just one person.
It’s just that we fell in love with two, pretty much all at the same time . and we discovered (through lots of open and honest communication!
At first she was reticent—but, as she put it, “the opportunity to share with others a glimpse into our life is too good to pass up.” So here’s our interview.
Honestly, the term “polyamorous” wasn’t on our radar when we fell in love.
(A woman wrote to share with me that, in all ways but legally, she is equally married to both a man and a woman.
Normally, you think that if your significant other is in love with someone else, it weakens your relationship with them.It was later that we discovered there was a term for what we were.If we need a term, we consider ourselves “poly-fidelitous,” which is what poly’s call those who love more than one person in a long-term, faithful kind of way.In our case, since we are a three-person relationship, seeing my lovers relate happily together means that our three-person relationship is stable and supportive.Their love strengthens my individual relationships with them both and our relationship all together as a three.