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Old 05-20-2012, 05:09 AM
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...their 'walking' marriage which struck me as something superior to polyamory in many ways.
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If I understand well there is not much scope for bringing up children through polyamorous relationships; and even if that happens it's mostly by default.
Is your reason for starting this thread to point out the inferiority you see in polyamory?

There are so many ways to live polyamorously, that I don't think you can really make generalizations about how it compares to the walking marriages of the Mosuo. I have posted about them here before (here and here); they are also known as the Na people of China.

I really don't understand your comment about raising children in poly households. There are many people who purposely and successfully do that.
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An excellent blog post on hierarchy in polyamory:
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