Welcome to the forum.
You have some great questions which I'm sure some bible belt dwelling members could shed some light on....or you could search for bible belt as you're not alone in that part of the world in seeking poly and being unsure of the risks and attitudes involved.
Originally Posted by beautifulthings
One more question if you don't mind! Is there a good way to tell whether someone's interest in this lifestyle is from living consciously and desiring to be generous with love - or whether it's just very cleverly hidden commitment issues?
Send $2.95 to paypal and send us your address and we'll send you the secret decoder ring in the mail.
If only it was that easy!