It turns out that being a married woman with a boyfriend who’s on the dating scene is unusual to some people. Who knew. So, due to popular demand I’m starting up a thread about polyamory.
A short definition: Dating (and/or having a more serious relationship with) more than one person without lying to any of them about the others, possibly while involving your other partners with each other.
I’m currently married, and coming up on my seventh wedding anniversary. When we first met and were dating, I told him that I wasn’t well-suited for monogamy, but would always be honest with him. He agreed to that, under certain conditions. While originally it was somewhat one-sided, he has since found a few lady friends and some of my girlfriends have coaxed him out of his shell.
My current boyfriend is getting serious (he’s the one I went to Hawaii with in honor of our almost-year anniversary lately) and gets along with my husband. When the house was hot and both of us were suffering from it, he stopped by with a gift-wrapped AC unit.
Other than that… I’ve seen a lot of poly families, triads, and groups. What do you want to know?