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Old 06-14-2012, 04:03 PM
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Default Vincent Kartheiser from Mad Men discusses non-monogamy

Vincent Kartheiser from Mad Men has never been in a monogamous relationship. Just thought it would be an interesting read for some of you. Any thoughts? Reactions?

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Old 06-14-2012, 05:56 PM
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It doesn't surprise me that he's non-monogamous. Honestly I imagine as a celeb with a lot of success it could be trying to be as traditionally mono as you're programmed to be or by nature are very much so.

This was my favourite part though:

"What am I actually saying to you? I don’t want you to be with anyone else because that has to do with me how? It has to do with my ego because I want to believe that there’s no one that you could ever want in the world other than me? Fuck me! I’m not that good, man. And, you know, even if I am that good, you might have a really romantic night in Italy with some guy who like, you know, blows your mind and shows you things and draws a painting of you or a mural of you on a wall, and kisses you and like I’m gonna make you feel guilty about that? Or I’m gonna make you cry or stop a romantic moment because I…I own your vagina?"

I think on a base level I've felt like this (probably since I've known anything about myself) and not even realized it until now. Just did what everyone else did.
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:03 PM
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Easily the best part of the interview!

"I'm gonna make you cry or stop a romantic moment because I...I own your vagina?" Hahaha

True story: I Own My Own Vagina
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Old 06-14-2012, 08:12 PM
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Yep, that was my favorite part as well
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Old 06-14-2012, 10:38 PM
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I liked the part about how women leave men when they find a better mate less, though. Although I agree a lot of people do that (male or female, really), it bothered me a little bit that it kind of sounded like he was saying "that's their way of not being monogamous" when the way I see it, leaving someone to be with someone else is being monogamous, since you're only with one of them at a time.

I liked how he talked about the bus and animals, too. I liked it less when he commented that he was never approached by attractive women.

My favourite poly-related sentence was the same as you guys, but he's being a bit polier-than-thou there. Some people ARE monogamous, it doesn't make them bad people, I don't think.
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:43 PM
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My favourite poly-related sentence was the same as you guys, but he's being a bit polier-than-thou there. Some people ARE monogamous, it doesn't make them bad people, I don't think.
Yeah, I'm not down with that train of thought either, which is why I left it out of my post lol. He probably coulda made it more palatable by referring to himself only and not monogamy as an overarching detriment to the world.
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