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Old 06-20-2011, 07:26 PM
AutumnalTone AutumnalTone is offline
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Originally Posted by Derbylicious View Post
In sociology, anthropology and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people with a culture (whether distinct or hidden) which differentiates them from the larger culture to which they belong.
And those sub-cultures are described the same as cultures, with a listing of all of the characteristics shared. Do please provide a listing of all of the characteristics of this supposed poly sub-culture. I'll offer that a single similarity does not a sub-culture make.
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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