Yesterday was St. Valentine’s Day, hailed — and griped about — as the most romantic holiday of the year. Yesterday also marked my fourteenth “dating” anniversary with SwingBot (as opposed to our wedding anniversary). On this double-whammy of romantic days, what did we do?
SwingBot went on a weekend-long excursion somewhere a few hours away, while I stayed home alone. Not many people would call that arrangement very romantic, I suspect. Nor would they be charmed by the conversation I want to mention here.
Continue reading “If I Left You”
While preparing a dog dinner Saturday night, I asked SwingBot, “What do non-monogamy and owning dogs have in common?”
Without hesitation, he replied, “You run into a lot of bitches.”
After a zinger like that, my serious thoughts felt like a real letdown.
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Recent articles on Polyamory Weekly and SoloPoly have me thinking about one very important difference between good swinger practices and good polyamory practices: veto power. For a good and safe swinging experience, a couple would do well to employ veto power. In polyamory, though, veto power should be exercised with caution, if at all.
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Talking about sex can be surprisingly difficult sometimes, particularly when stating what one wants. This issue came up on this Wednesday’s play date.
Continue reading “Not A Mind Reader”