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Old 08-26-2011, 02:49 PM
trueRiver trueRiver is offline
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Originally Posted by TruckerPete View Post
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I do believe it is possible for someone to choose to be poly, structure their relationships in a poly fashion, or identify as poly. However you'd like to put it.

But there are some for whom it is not a choice. What proof do you want? Well, me. Unless you are referring to choosing poly over cheating or serial monogamy for the rest of my life. That's about the only choice I have over how I deal with falling in love ALL THE FRICKIN' TIME.
I meant my post personally, from my perspective; I find poly was a choice I made and I am glad I made it. When I was in a mono relationship I was able to honour the mono committment I made.

I totally accept that your experience differs; if you adopted the soundbite approach I guess you'd be happier saying that for you poly was a determined identity not a chosen one.
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