Hello Alex, welcome to the forum.
Ex-pat brit myself, now living in the US - only discovered poly once I got on this side of the pond - glad to see that there is a thriving community there. Would be interested to hear how acceptance of the lifestyle goes in general.
Please check out The Birdcage - an open, friendly Polyamory forum for all parts of New York State
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