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Old 06-23-2011, 08:12 PM
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So, yesterday we went on our hike. I wove the comment about having an open marriage into our conversation. Mr. X’s only response was, “What exactly does open marriage mean?”. I told him that it means that Rider and I both have the freedom to develop relationships with whomever we want and that we each choose what kinds of relationships they are, whether friendship or something more. Then we just continued with our conversation and it was not a big deal.
Ooooh!! I love how you spoke about it with him! "The freedom to develop relationships with whomever we want and . . . we each choose what kinds of relationships they are, whether friendship or something more." That's just a wonderful way of putting it -- your wording doesn't place an emphasis on sex and yet leaves things open to possibility. I likey! A very mature expression of what being "open" is, btw.

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It was 2 friends getting together and talking where one of the friends has other things on her mind.
Oh, I bet there were two people with something else on their minds!
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