Archive for the Intimacy Category

April 6, 2017 / dating, emotional intimacy, non-monogamy, physical intimacy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

PolyAnna’s Musings: Opening Doors & “Just Coffee”

My partner MB is a great guy. My hubby, a great guy. Lucar-- awesome guy. I am lucky to have them in my life. They are good men. Men who care about their partners, who aren't intimidated by a smart, d

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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 27, 2016 / Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

The Relationship Escalator

I honestly thought that I wrote a basic post on this topic years ago, but a diligent search of LT.us has proven that if I ever I wrote it, it wasn’t posted here! Whether you watch movies from Hollyw

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July 12, 2016 / Communication, Fidelity, Lisa, physical intimacy

I Didn’t See It. Consent Violations for the Knowledgeable.

In my circle of friends, the issue of consent is discussed a lot. It is hashed and rehashed until we think we have it all down and we know what a consent violation looks like and what our response

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May 15, 2016 / Communication, Fidelity, Intimacy, non-monogamy, relationship structures

PolyAnna’s Musings: Relationships as group projects

Sometimes people seem to think that relationships, because they involve sex or love or both are some kind of a special snowflake. That they require some magic sauce. That they are mysteriously going t

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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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November 14, 2014 / Communication, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics

Beyond the Love 2014: Reflections of a personal nature

I'm feeling the peer pressure to write a review of Beyond the Love 2014. Living within Reason features a very in depth and organized recap of the weekend. I am not going to try and do that. Whew.

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October 10, 2014 / Communication, Intimacy, non-monogamy, Polyamory, Relationship dynamics, relationship structures

Letting go of the violent relationship language

I've been working on my presentations for my upcoming workshops. It's been amazing. Yesterday, rereading some wise words written by dawn of Erotic Awakenings, it occurred to me. We do our relationship

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September 25, 2014 / bisexuality, Communication, Intimacy

PolyAnna: Hello, I’m bi too…

It is bi-visibility week. I have not gotten to participate in any of the fun events planned around my town, as I have been busy being a mom. That said, I have loved seeing the articles and listening t

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