Originally Posted by redpepper
I really think that the change that I desire to see in the world around acceptance of poly is going to come from people coming out and feeling more capable and confident in talking about poly from the perspective of an alternative to Monogamy; not a replacement, but an alternative, not as a means to get more sex, but a way to create more belonging, love and deeper ties to chosen family.
Nicely articulated. I have more recently had cause to disclose to more people the nature of my relationship with Catfish and Rarechild and the more often I find "socially natural" opportunities to do this, the more confident I become in my ability to express it as matter-of-factly as I feel it. Few people ever get criticized for loving their family.