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I was standing in line at the grocery store when an issue of Time Magazine caught my eye. The cover was a badly made wedding cake with a plastic bride and groom plowed into the top, the cover article, Unfaithfully Yours, by Caitlin Flanagan. I had to buy it and read this article. In the contents under the cover story listing the byline was “The two-parent family is in trouble. Why we still need the nuclear unit-and how to save ...Continue Reading →
It has never been obvious to me that there is anything intrinsically harmful to children in their parents living polyamorously. I myself was raised by a mother who, though she never heard the word “polyamory”, believed that loving more than one person at a time was both possible and positive. I don’t claim that my raising was flawless . . . ...Continue Reading →
When I’m asked about polyamory, oftentimes the questions are “What about the kids?” or “Isn’t this confusing to children?” or “Isn’t polyamory harmful to children?” The last one, of course, is more of an accusation than a question. I am a parent, I love my three kids deeply, and I honestly have asked myself some of these ...Continue Reading →
by William Pennell Rock
From the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Vol. 23, No. 2, Spring 1983, 70-84. Copyright ©1983 by the Association for Humanistic Psychology. Reprinted by permission of the author. Reprinted from Loving More Magazine 2005 Issue #33.
Summary. Relationships — and jealousy in particular — provide an opportunity to come to a fundamental understanding of the self. Jealousy is the eruption of attachment. It can be transcended only through ...Continue Reading →