Originally Posted by Zenchild
I should point out we have very close friends who are poly, as well as friends who are in open relationships simply for sexual reasons, AND other friends who are happily 'unmarried' life partners and child free...as we are child free. These concepts are not totally new to him but I understand we'll BOTH need baby steps moving forward with this.
That experience should bode well for you. Just knowing poly exists and seeing it will make things smoother I imagine...at least in describing what it looks like