I wrote this on a thread today about the biggest surprises that poly has brought to my life...
Originally Posted by redpepper
I am not an island. What I do and say affects people in ways I don't even know. I have to be considerate at all times of everyone around me. Something that I have grown to see is of biggest importance in poly after communication in terms of needs and information. Empathy/compassion/consideration.... HUGE!
I have realized lately that when all is said and done, and now that we are all settled. This is probably the biggest lesson learned about the success of on going poly tribes as far as I am concerned.