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The Primary Difference Between Polyamory and Monogamy

Mon, 02/06/2012 - 09:39
By Mystic Life The reason most traditional relationships end is due to one (or more) of what I’ll refer to as “The Three D’s”: Drifting, Dysfunction and Desire. Drifting occurs when two people evolve in different directions, and no longer feel a common bond that they once shared. Of course, a certain degree of variation more »

Poly Living 2012 Schedule

Sun, 01/22/2012 - 20:26
Philadelphia, PA Preliminary Schedule Friday February 10 4 PM – 7:00 PM Check in and Registration - Registration and check-Come to the registration desk; pick up your Conference Package/schedule, name badge and get yourselves all checked in.    We advise all people to get checked in first, then head out to grab some dinner before the more »

“Polyamory”: What’s IN and What’s OUT?

Tue, 01/10/2012 - 00:02
The meaning of the word “polyamory” has been debated since the moment of–or perhaps before!–its entry into the standard English-speaking lexicon in the early 1990′s: Polyamory vs. Swinging; Polyamory vs. Cheating; is Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell Polyamory or not? All of these have been discussed nearly innumerable times on lists across the US and in some more »

The Shame Game: The Reality of Testing for STIs

Sat, 01/07/2012 - 16:28
Annual testing for STIs (sexually transmitted infection) is something I believe every sexually active person should do for their health, not just for people who are in some form of open relationship but anyone sexually active. It is part of being safe and sane with our own health. Unfortunately testing can often be source of more »

Presentations Poly Living 2012

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 15:08
Presentation List Poly Living* February 10-12, 2012 *This list is tentative and subject to change. Full schedule Friday Evening Keynote Busting Loose: Polyamory in the Next Five Years Alan M. of Polyamory in the News Website We may be in for quite a ride. Public awareness of polyamory — that this mind-bending thing exists, and more »

Presenters Poly Living Philadelphia, Feb 10-12, 2012*

Sat, 12/31/2011 - 16:51
Keynote Alan M. of Polyamory in the News Website Alan first discovered group love and devotion at age 17. He has run the Polyamory in the News site (polyinthemedia.blogspot.com) since 2005. Here he has tracked trends among more than 1,000 articles, TV shows, radio interviews, and other places where the world is paying us attention. more »

Redefining Faithfulness

Thu, 12/08/2011 - 10:01
By Mystic Life I was recently asked, via my blog, to respond to the question I’ve listed below from a woman who was (like most of us) raised to be monogamous. Upon reflection, I felt that my response may be helpful to readers who are still in the process of defining their values, or who more »

Judges Ruling, in the Canadian Polygamy Case, Upholds the Existing Law

Wed, 11/23/2011 - 12:10
The ruling in the Canadian Case came in this morning with the judge finding that polygamy poses significant and sufficient harm to society to uphold the law 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada. Loving More has followed the case closely for the past year and will post more in the next day or two. more »

Polyamory Movement Headed for Rough Seas as the Wave Crosses into the Mainstream

Thu, 10/27/2011 - 11:06
Interest in poly and people exploring or choosing polyamory is exploding, not just in the US but around the world. With this growth and the influx of more mainstream people both old and young, the opposition is beginning to notice and it may get ugly. Several things have spurred this growth; Organizations like Loving More, more »

Can You Be “Poly” and Date a Cheater?

Tue, 10/25/2011 - 11:09
By Mystic Life Most polyamorous people are drawn to this lovestyle because of their distaste for cheating. But what about if you’re dating someone who is cheating on their partner? Perhaps you don’t even know their partner and are therefore not required to lie to (or withhold from) your lover’s lover. You might then be more »

Marriage, Primacy, and Control: What Rights Do We Have?

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 09:11
What exactly does marriage mean in the context of a poly relationship? What are the rules? Do they always have to do with power and possession? Can you make the relationship you're actually having match the relationship you want to be having, or is surrender to "what is" the only option?