monogamy

Deborah J. Cohan

Phone Calls: An Excerpt From Welcome To Wherever We Are

rauma shuffles, scrambles, and pulverizes story. Trauma dislocates, dislodges, and decimates voice. I think trauma also makes story and voice possible . . . eventually. Read...
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Be Mine, And Hers, And His: The Requisite Valentine's Themed Post On Polyamory

You could have a network, a community, of care and affection, one that isn’t funneled through a singular source.

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Tracing the Desire Line by Melissa Matthewson

Tracing The Desire Line: A Q&A With Melissa Matthewson

I had the pleasure of chatting with author Melissa Matthewson about her recently published memoir in essays, Tracing the Desire Line.  Read...
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I'm Never Going To Be A "Good" Polyamorous Person

“I’m never going to be a 'good' polyamorous person,” I confessed to my soon to be ex-boyfriend. He took my hand, eyes filled with compassion.

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Relationship agreements set the tone for the relationship.

Why Monogamous Couples Need Relationship Agreements

Relationship agreements set the tone for the relationship. Monogamous couples should also start using relationship agreements.

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I'm Into Vanilla Sex — Why Does That Make Me Weird?

Honestly, I’d say about 90% of the sex I have in my long-term monogamous relationship is “vanilla.” We are, believe it or not, a normal couple who does normal sex things just like anyone else. We are two people who know what the other likes and we do those things.

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Sex positive does not mean I’m always available for sex.

The Complicated Intersection Of Being Female, Sex Positive, And Monogamous AF

It is a strange thing to find oneself at the tentative intersection of being female, sex positive, and in a long-term, monogamous relationship.

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Living Together, Separately: On Not Sharing A Room With Your Partner

What if we’re simply doing monogamy wrong? We are simply doing what works for us and what feels right for us by not sharing a room with your partner.

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