Originally Posted by PhilosophicallyLost
I'm having a hard time reconciling this with the philosophy of monogamy that I grew up with, and that I see prevalent in society. A little voice inside me tells me that I'm being harmful somehow with this.
Who is that little voice? You or social tradition? If it's you then you might be living in a lifestyle that doesn't suit your temperament or approach to autonomy. If it's social tradition (which is what it sounds like) this is simply a hurdle to overcome.
There are some great reading materials out there. There's a sticky link at the top of the Polyamory forum listing.