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Old 11-05-2010, 01:42 PM
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Mr. A is a commercial pilot, just starting his career.

This weekend, we're going flying together, in a little four seat Cessna for the first time. <insert obvious joke here>

At any rate, I was chatting with my officemate just now and asked if he had any plans for the weekend. He said not really and asked about mine.

Perfect opportunity!

I told him I was excited because my boyfriend was taking me flying this weekend. I always refer to Indigo by name, so coworker said, "Oh I didn't realize he had his license."

I replied that yes, he's a pilot. Coworker started, "Wait ... " and I interjected with "Oh. My boyfriend. Indigo and I don't believe in monogamy."

Coworker responded with, "Oh. Okay. Well that'll be pretty cool!" And the conversation continued on.

My hands are shaking. I am relieved to be myself.

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Old 11-05-2010, 03:22 PM
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Wohoo, congrats on being out so casually. I find that method usually works best for me too.

Congrats on the flight and the...ummm...fun times.

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"Oh. My boyfriend. Indigo and I don't believe in monogamy."
I would normally mock a statement like this but feel in your time of joy, it wouldn't be in good humour...
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Old 11-05-2010, 03:25 PM
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I would normally mock a statement like this but feel in your time of joy, it wouldn't be in good humour...
Okay, the full version of that would be, "We don't believe in monogamy as a viable long-term relationship dynamic for our particular situation."

Better now, Mr. Picky McPickerson?

(Though point taken, ftr.)

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Old 11-05-2010, 03:26 PM
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Okay, the full version of that would be, "We don't believe in monogamy as a viable long-term relationship dynamic for our particular situation."

Better now, Mr. Picky McPickerson?

(Though point taken, ftr.)
I am good now Go back an enjoy the seating in the plane now.
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Old 11-05-2010, 03:41 PM
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Mr. A is a commercial pilot, just starting his career.

This weekend, we're going flying together, in a little four seat Cessna for the first time. <insert obvious joke here>

At any rate, I was chatting with my officemate just now and asked if he had any plans for the weekend. He said not really and asked about mine.

Perfect opportunity!

I told him I was excited because my boyfriend was taking me flying this weekend. I always refer to Indigo by name, so coworker said, "Oh I didn't realize he had his license."

I replied that yes, he's a pilot. Coworker started, "Wait ... " and I interjected with "Oh. My boyfriend. Indigo and I don't believe in monogamy."

Coworker responded with, "Oh. Okay. Well that'll be pretty cool!" And the conversation continued on.

My hands are shaking. I am relieved to be myself.

Awesomeness! I find myself doing the same thing at work....blah blah blah my girlfriend...something something

"wait...aren't you married?"

Wifey...(I refer to my wife as wifey at work) and I are polyamorious!

What is that?

We have a girlfriend together...

and on from there. There are a few people that I'm somewhat selective about it around people that are more rigid
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Old 11-05-2010, 07:47 PM
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good for you TP! well done....
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:26 AM
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Wifey...(I refer to my wife as wifey at work) and I are polyamorious!
Err That's terrible calling your wife "wifey". Don't you know that is a derogatory term? Seriously. You can google it.
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Old 11-09-2010, 11:11 PM
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My hands are shaking. I am relieved to be myself.

Congratulations!

The whole world expanded a little that day!
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