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February 1, 2017 / Chosen family, Communication, emotional intimacy, Intimacy, Relationship dynamics

Insta, Insta, Insta…

I've been doing alot of thinking about something lately. I think I will tell a story and then explore how it relates to what I have thinking. We all know them. You know. The people who seem to have p

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July 12, 2016 / Chosen family, Communication, non-monogamy, Polyamory

Random thoughts

I allowed my mind to wander this morning [dangerous, I know!!] and this is what came out!! I’m not poly because I have a high libido. I do have a very high sex drive, but there are many ways to s

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February 1, 2016 / Chosen family, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics, relationship structures

PolyAnna’s musings: Please stop with “the most”

So hey there! I know I have been a stranger. Turns out being on the board of an emerging 501 c 3 is rather time consuming. That said, I am back and going to try to do more writing in 2016. Today I

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February 4, 2015 / Chosen family, Communication, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

PolyAnna’s Musings: Limits

It seems every time I hit my yoga mat in 2015, I am having some sort of "ah-ha" moment. Last week I was crying... It became clear to me, during the breathing, the pausing, the movements that I was goi

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August 27, 2014 / Chosen family, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics, relationship structures

PolyAnna’s Musings: History and Now

So last week my husband and I helped move his girlfriend. It was fun. It was also crazy hot and humid and she lived up several flights of stairs. Thankfully she moved to a flat. The physical act of

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November 28, 2013 / admin, Chosen family, Communication, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics, relationship structures

Two “unrelated” events

Recently, two seemingly unrelated events that happened a couple of weeks apart connected in my mind in one of those moments of insight that occasionally come to me unexpectedly. The first was the p

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September 22, 2013 / admin, Chosen family

BEYOND THE LOVE PSA (early bird pricing ending)

For all of you on the fence Beyond the Love sent me this today... Early Pricing is Ending very soon. Seriously, this is going to be a fantastic weekend. I cannot promise you great weather... I just ca

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September 13, 2013 / Chosen family, emotional intimacy, Fidelity, Intimacy, non-monogamy, physical intimacy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics, relationship structures

Ask Polyana: Do Swingers move to Poly or do Polys more often move to Swinging?

Question: Do Swingers more often move on to Poly or do Poly people more often become Swingers? Answer: I have no idea... Really I don't. I think it is easier to let people self identify and then as

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August 15, 2013 / admin, Chosen family

Beyond the Love

My BFF and her family are proud to officially announce open registration for Beyond the Love. They have lined up some amazing speaker and teachers. Lucar will be featuring his class "Relationships are

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March 18, 2013 / Chosen family, Communication, Fidelity, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics, relationship structures

PolyAnna’s Musings: Radar Love Part 2

So I want to revisit my last post. I am fully aware that the idea of a radar isn't a perfect image for how we can work to redefine our relationships. The opportunity for geeking out is huge. It is a b

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