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And So I Sit, Looking Out Across the Water
When I move, they come. And so I sit, looking out across the water, staying as still as possible for as long as I can. It seems a waste of my time and energy to think back on the path that brought me here. But what else am I do with either of them? Sometimes, I feel that if I spent enough time looking back, focused enough energy on the past, I would perhaps open my eyes to discover myself back there. Returned to the moments when I believed I was happy.
What Went Wrong When We Hooked Up With A Couple
When my partner and I decided we wanted to play with other couples, we didn’t know how it would go. Once we’d made the decision, we began searching a few dating sites. And, eventually, we connected with another couple we both liked the look of. After chatting online and establishing that everyone was interested, we arranged to meet for dinner.
Going to a Sex Party? Prepare to be Disappointed
Sex parties. Such an exciting idea. Like-minded people coming together to enjoy sex in a new and thrilling way. Whether you enjoy watching, being watched, or simply revel in the shared sexual energy, sex parties are something many people fantasise about experiencing.
Why I Was Single for Over 10 Years
My romantic life has been one of scarcity or abundance. Today, I am part of the polyamorous community. I have an amazing partner, and also a large group of friends, some of whom I may or may not date in the future.
My Partner Watched, And Discovered She Liked It
It took my partner a while to grow fully comfortable with polyamory. When we met, I was already polyamorous, but she had never tried it before. Dating me was taking a step into the unknown, and I did my best to ensure she was comfortable. And, luckily for both of us, she found it to be a lifestyle that suited her to a tee.
I Found Her Sex Toy
I was 19. It had taken me a long time to get a girlfriend. 19 years, in fact. But, at long last, I had managed to achieve the impossible. An actual human girl was now dating me. More than that, actually having sex with me.
We Need To Embrace Our Adult Crushes
A little while ago, I was talking with some friends about the world of dating. It was a long and rambling discussion, as some of the best conversations with friends tend to be. But eventually, we hit upon the topic of how to best handle rejection.
Is It Time To Stop Talking About Sex?
So, the big question. The one every polyamorous person will hear eventually. The one we ask you all to move on from. "How does the sex work?"