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    My boyfriend has dementia

    Background - Back in the fall of 2013, my high school boyfriend, Jacques, contacted me after having been out of touch for 38 years. We decided we both still/again cared about each other and had what I guess would be best described as an emotional affair, at least on his part. (My husband...
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    Be careful what you ask for

    Short version - My boyfriend from high school, Jacques, contacted me last fall, but we cut off contact to save his marriage. What I wanted was for Jacques’ wife Artemis to be OK with my being in touch with him, and maybe my being able to see him. To give him a real hug rather than a virtual...
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    Do you fight?

    So does the great communication of a good poly (or mono, for that matter) relationship mean you don't have fights? B and I had a knock down, drag out fight yesterday that made me think about all the comments I've read about how a relationship should be solid before you open it up. Of course...
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    Happy Holidays!

    I had originally buried this in my Introduction thread. Merry Christmas, everyone! Have a great day, whether you celebrate the particular holiday or you're just enjoying the time off and, hopefully, time with loved ones! Or, as a friend of mine says, "Happy Circum-Solstice Holiday of Your...
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    Wasn't looking for poly; LD BF's wife is pissed

    Hi! (Started writing this on the 16th. Haven't bothered to change the time spans.) Been reading, learning, lurking for a little less than a month. Feel like there are things I want to ask, so it was time to join, and start with an intro. Late 50's, been married to B for over 34 years...