Beyond Bodies: Lessons from a Polyamory Conference by Janet Kira Lessin

Beyond Bodies by Janet Kira Lessin, Chief Focalizer, World Polyamory Association Nothing like a good old-fashioned polyamory conference to learn how to stretch your wings and move beyond your boundaries. While most times I like to believe I’m rather progressive, open-minded and think outside of the box, polyamory conferences tend to tax my limits, open my …

Dear Abby: Should Triad Come Out to Family?

August 16, 2011 Dear Abby: Should Triad Come Out to Family? Up to 1,400 newspapers When poly triads and quads first began seeing their inquiries taken seriously by newspaper advice columnists, it was truly a big deal. Here we were being recognized in public as actually existing; millions of people were reading, with their eggs …

New York Times Magazine on nonmonogamy for stronger marriage

July 1, 2011 New York Times Magazine on nonmonogamy for stronger marriage New York Times Sunday Magazine My last post was about an article in one of New York City’s alt weekly papers on how queer and poly partnerships can set a good example for straight marriage. Tomorrow morning, a much bigger fish will land …

ALL WARS WILL END WHEN WE END THE WAR BETWEEN THE GENDERS by Dieter Doom

ALL WAR WILL ENDS WHEN WE END WAR BETWEEN THE GENDERS by Dieter Duhm An essential part of the coming elevation of consciousness is the new role of the woman in human society. Neural changes will reveal collective patterns in female thinking and action which were present in highly developed archaic societies and which today …

POLYS OF THE WORLD UNITE by Sasha Lessin, Ph.D.

Polys of the world unite; You’ve nothing to loose but limitations, nothing to shed but isolation; Everything to gain in love, intimacy, intensity and growth. Terminate monotonous monogamy; arrest atrocious age-ism; Stop sexist stifling, renounce pernicious racism; Celebrate relationship choice and give more loving a voice. The love you take is equal to the love …

POLYAMORY: PATH TO ETERNAL MARRIAGE by Janet Kira Lessin

Does monogamy lead to divorce? Monogamy is conditional love full of requirements and restraints, pulling in reigns, restricting freedom, spontaneity and choice. But monogamy’s opposite, running wild, sewing oats, following every whim, seems to avoid intimacy. Intimacy takes time, connection and intensive sharing to be truly known, loved and accepted and give your lovers enough …