Archive for August, 2011

August 27, 2011 / admin, Communication, Polyamory

Summer Doldrums

Those of you who are regular readers of LookingThrough.Us will have noticed a decline in our number of posts recently. In the midst of many things going on, there were times when writing a post for

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August 25, 2011 / Communication, non-monogamy, Polyamory, relationship structures

On marriage

I have been thinking about the current push to legalize gay marriage. Very special friends of mine just had a shower Sunday to celebrate their impending ceremony, that a few short months ago would hav

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August 21, 2011 / Communication, non-monogamy, Polyamory, relationship structures

Bumper sticker ruminations

There is a popular quote these days that I saw recently, as both a bumper sticker and a T-shirt... "Those who do not hear the music think the dancer mad." I've been trying to source that quote, and ha

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August 16, 2011 / admin

End of Summer and We Need You…

As our followers know, our Saturday series has come to an end and summer is close behind it. As I am busy with the back to school tasks and in my neck of the woods, we have been having a lovely fall p

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August 13, 2011 / Chosen family, Communication, kendra, non-monogamy, Polyamory

So long, and thanks for all the fish! – Kendra’s story

For the last few months I have been reliving my poly journey here at LookingThrough.us, and now that I am coming to this, the final installment, I realize just how important this has been in my life.

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August 9, 2011 / Fidelity, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

Ask PolyAnna: Doesn’t poly lead to devastating losses?

Question: How many of you truly feel that poly works for you and haven’t had a lot of particularly devastating losses or other negative consequences due to your poly relationships? I actually fou

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August 6, 2011 / Communication, kendra, non-monogamy, Polyamory

Poly/Kink – Kendra’s story

I embraced both my kinky side and my poly side at about the same time, so it is difficult to speak of one without referencing the other when I am discussing my first long-term partner—the man who wo

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August 2, 2011 / Communication, emotional intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

Ask PolyAnna: Is seeing a counselor helpful?

Question: My family found out recently about my poly relationship and they disapprove. They are pushing me towards seeking "help", overall do you think counselors are helpful in this situation?

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