Archive for July, 2011

July 31, 2011 / admin

eLust #28

Welcome to e[lust] - Your source for sexual intelligence and inspirations of lust from the smartest & sexiest bloggers! Whether you’re looking for hot steamy smut, thought-provoking opinions

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July 30, 2011 / Chosen family, Communication, kendra, non-monogamy, Polyamory

Gateway – Kendra’s story

When I turned twenty-five I started to come out of my self-imposed sexual exile—not-so-coincidentally around the same time that I got my first computer, and my first access to chat rooms via Compuse

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July 28, 2011 / Communication, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

Leadership

One of the most difficult things about being a leader in the poly community is that, like it or not, you are an example to others. People will look to you for leadership. If you make a mistake, it is

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July 26, 2011 / Chosen family, Communication, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics, relationship structures

Ask PolyAnna: So what about vacations?

QUESTION: This week I am asking a question. (hint hint, no one else is asking any...) I just got back from vacation. It was a wonderful experience. It was your typical vacation, well ok not really,

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July 23, 2011 / kendra, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

The others – Kendra’s story

In my late teens and early twenties I was surrounded by kinky, sexually open people—I was just too naïve, despite my jaded history, to understand and take advantage of it. I knew that there were ce

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July 21, 2011 / Communication, emotional intimacy, Fidelity, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

Time

When people ask me how I can love more than one person, the conversation often comes around to the fact that there is not a fixed amount of love that is available for me to use. To love a second perso

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July 19, 2011 / Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

Ask PolyAnna: If one person could satisfy your every need, you might turn to monogamy?

Question: Do you generally think that if one person could satisfy your every need, you might turn to monogamy? Answer: No, but not for the reasons most people will think. For most of my marriage

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July 16, 2011 / Communication, kendra, non-monogamy, Polyamory

I heart porn – Kendra’s story

During my period of sexual denial erotica and pornography had a huge effect on me because, let’s face it, when you aren’t having your own sex living vicariously through others is your only option.

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July 12, 2011 / Communication, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory

Ask PolyAnna: Types of Jealousy and the effects on polyamory

Question: It seems to me that there are several different kinds of jealousy (jealousy/insecurity - he'll leave me for her, jealousy/possessive - she's mine and I won't share her with anyone else, etc)

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July 9, 2011 / Communication, kendra, non-monogamy, Polyamory

Time-out – Kendra’s story

In my late teens—the time when, not so coincidentally, I became a mother— society won for a bit and I put my inner sexual/poly child in time-out. I basically decided that I was a slut and that I n

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