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Old 03-07-2014, 05:37 PM
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Default Newspaper coins word: Bopo, the "bourgeous polyamorous"

That would be Canada's The Globe and Mail. Nice article overall! Here's my writeup and (long) excerpt on Polyamory in the News:

http://polyinthemedia.blogspot.com/2...bourgeous.html

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Old 03-07-2014, 10:24 PM
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That would be Canada's The Globe and Mail. Nice article overall! Here's my writeup and (long) excerpt on Polyamory in the News:

http://polyinthemedia.blogspot.com/2...bourgeous.html

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The family was specifically polygynous more than polyamorous.

Also, living on a 30 acre farm doesn't make them bourgeoisie, just a little bit wealthier than the norm.

We already know that having money makes it easy to keep multiple lovers

I've wondered about having a second wife just so we have a full time parent at home with the kids...
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:12 PM
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Bourgeous? Was it supposed to be "Bourgeois" or does it mean something different?
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I've wondered about having a second wife just so we have a full time parent at home with the kids...
Um, that would be a nanny.
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Um, that would be a nanny.
But you have to PAY a nanny
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Most academic research into polyamory has found that the community is overwhelmingly white, educated and affluent. The academics have also speculated that people from other demographics likely face more social backlash for deviating from social norms. They fear ostracism from careers, church, and rigid social expectations.

Anyways, it financially makes sense to have more than 2 working adults in a home. The West's nuclear family is a very new trend, and not a very successful one IMHO.
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If rich people must be at the vanguard of the "poly movement," then so be it, I say. I quite like the good-looking polish it puts on our image for the rest of the world to see. Let "trailer park polys" be showcased later, after poly gains some general acceptance.

My V is far from rich but I admit we don't have kids either so I don't know how easily we'd handle that (financially). It does make sense to say that two adults working with one adult at home would eliminate the need for daycare and whatnot, so that's one cost offset.

Good article Alan; thanks for posting it.
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