Originally Posted by MonoVCPHG
I hope people respond because I am vocal in my belief that people are better off having traditional relationship experiences before attempting a "serious" poly one. Casual poly experiences are a different thing generally because the goals are different.
And I think good relationship skills are good relationship skills regardless of whether they are learned in a monogamous or poly context. To think that only traditional relationships can teach those skills is a very limiting view for myself.