Originally Posted by alwaysme
On those rare occasions when life has thrown another massive curveball will I be able to get the emotional support I need at that time in a poly relationship. Usually I like my space, for some guys I like I lot more space then they are comfortable giving. However, every so often, usually just for a bad night I need to be the center of someone's attention. Can you ask that of someone in a poly relationship?
Part of the reason I'm here is that I have a similar attitude to yours. I'm new as well, but I was told in the introductions forum that being a secondary partner may satisfy my need for space without hurting anyone's feelings.