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Old 03-08-2014, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Eclipse View Post
Most right thinking couples (or triads or quads, or whatever) set certain hardlines when it comes to outside relationships.
Poly is not swinging. I suggest you do a search for "couple privilege" here and on other poly sites.

When someone in a committed partnership has other relationships, why consider them "outside" or a threat to the first existing partnership? That attitude means that anyone else who gets involved with someone in an already-existing relationship is less important and less deserving of respect and consideration. Yecch! The "Couple Plus Another" stance sucks because it is mean, selfish, and arrogant. "Right thinking" - really? Egad.
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