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Old 11-02-2012, 03:01 AM
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Originally Posted by kissapolygrrl View Post
I sometimes feel guilty because my husband is so amazing...but I think that's because we are conditioned by society to feel that way. I feel in my soul that this is who I am and I am so blessed to have two men that are so incredible in my life!
This. Essentially.

The vast majority of us have many decades of social programming that basically treats monogamy as the only acceptable mode of a relationship. By being poly, we're going against that and that causes a lot of stress because we're social animals and we've genetically been hardwired to want to follow social programming. In the way-back-when, it kept us alive.
I am as direct as a T-Rex with 'roid rage and about as subtle. It isn't intended to cause upset, I just prefer to talk plain. There are plenty of other people here who do the nice, polite thing much better than I can. I'm what you'd call a "problem dinner guest."
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