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    Article: Why Do We Think Polyamory Is Only for the Rich, White and Privileged?

    Huh, this never occurred to me that this is a thing. New to this and though husband and I are arguably those things (white and privileged anyways, and while not rich, financially very stable & comfortable), but my partner is Black, and not remotely close to being either rich or privileged...
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    Introduction: Poly bi-guy from Alabama

    Ugh, Tuscaloosa - not my favorite Alabama city. Due to all the engineers and tech employers in town, we just have a high number of both geeks and transplants. Pretty good arts scene too. I've had an easier time making geek friends or finding gaming/maker friends here than I did in California.
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    Introduction: Poly bi-guy from Alabama

    Alabamian here too. In the Huntsville area by chance? There are definitely open-minded geek circles here. But even among trusted friends I am finding it difficult to out myself.. not due to the friends themselves so much as the potential collateral damage beyond.
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    Navigating this for the first time..

    To be fair, her assessment of poly was from freakin high school relationships she had observed. Holy. I guess that's another discussion but I imagine poly would almost always work out very poorly for teens unless and until it was a social norm. Freakin' teenagers can barely have a mono...
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    Navigating this for the first time..

    Thank you all for the thoughtful replies. Reinforces what my inclination has been which is to leave well enough alone. It's just very *counter* to not only my personal nature, but the nature of my relationship with husband in general. We're very communicative and honest with each other, so not...
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    Navigating this for the first time..

    Hi, new here. I'm 44 and have been married for over 20 years, together for 25, monogamously to the same man. We met when I was 18 so literally, I've been with one man my entire adult life. Until about two months ago, that is. I brought up the idea of poly with my husband a couple years ago. He...
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