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Old 01-17-2011, 03:19 AM
AutumnalTone AutumnalTone is offline
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Originally Posted by SNeacail View Post

As I watch the singles around me opperate, this is what I personally see

Under 25:
Friends > Attraction > Love > Lovers
Friends > Attraction > Lovers > Love
Attraction > Friends > Lovers > Love

Over 30:
Attraction > Lovers > Friends > Love
Attraction > Lovers > Love > Friends
Interesting. When I was young, things primarily went:

Attraction > Lovers > Friends > Love

As I've aged it's gone to primarily:

Attraction > Friends > Love > Lovers
Attraction > Friends > Lovers > Love
When speaking of various forms of ain't poly if you're just fucking around.

While polyamory, open relationships, and swinging are all distinctly different approaches to non-monogamy, they are not mutually exlusive. Folks can, and some do, engage in more than one of them at a time--and it's all good.
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