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Old 09-20-2012, 04:39 AM
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I really enjoyed the series, but being entirely new to poly I went in with very few expectations and was happy in the end that the stories were positive. My husband and I, who are still in the pre-emptive discussion phase before entering into an actually poly relationship, are able to use it to talk about thinks we hadn't really thought about at first.

Coming out to families about non traditional relationships, how these relationships end up working practically, what discussions might look like in the future, if outside dating is something we'd want to be a part of our lives.

I would love to see more in the future about how parenthood in the pod works and if the triad ever decide on having children. My son is two and my family is looking at possibly becoming a triad in the future, which I would love sooo very much.

Overall, I really hope Showtime continues the series, I loved it.
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Old 09-22-2012, 09:24 PM
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There's an article in the Globe today, which used the TV show to open awareness of the larger poly community...check it out...and hit the comments if you can stomache them as usual.



Polyamory: Three’s (or four’s, or five’s) company
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/...rticle4560587/
JEFF FRASER
Special to The Globe and Mail (includes correction)
Published Friday, Sep. 21 2012, 6:59 PM EDT
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When the new Canadian census figures were released this week, there was a lot of talk about the rise in single-person households, as well as same-sex pairings and unmarried couples with children. But another variety of domestic arrangement continues to fly below the radar of demographics: those that involve more than two adult romantic partners.
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The comments definitely show us what we will be up against if and when polyamory tries to become more socially acceptable. Thanks for the article.
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The comments definitely show us what we will be up against if and when polyamory tries to become more socially acceptable. Thanks for the article.
That's why when these things come up its handy for people who can stomachs them to read or at least login and push the ratings up or down...it will let the bigots know that they're loosing their majority. Or at least the editors...I'm sure the bigots could care less.
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:49 PM
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Wow... those comments are horrific. I knew there was opposition to polyamory and that in many cases it was stronger than the opposition some people have to LGBTQ lifestyles but wow... I wasn't expecting that.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:32 AM
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Poly In the Media:
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
Casting call for possible 2nd season
of Showtime's Polyamory

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As regular readers know, I feel that Showtime's Polyamory: Married & Dating reality series was a big step forward for introducing the concepts and ideals of poly to the wider world, and for humanizing us to the public. I think other issues with the show were secondary; realistically we could hardly have asked for more. In particular, we lucked out with the show's producer/director Natalia Garcia, who believes in the series and its message passionately.
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:17 AM
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watch it via online, that is more like soft-core porn than polyamory. If you check the "people" (or shall i say actors) they are not even polyamory at all anyway

(just wasted my internet credit to watch this piece of crap dissapointing!)
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What do you mean, they're not polyamorous? As far as I know, they are.
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I know the show definitely looks for real poly folk. As well as on this website, the creator has also called for people to come interview for the show in my hometown's poly group.
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:01 AM
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What do you mean, they're not polyamorous? As far as I know, they are.
1.) look at this site http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2227610/combined

2.) look at the cast and search everyone of them from google

3.) look at the comments (reviews) of this "show"

4.) be amazed!

(i suspect the show is scripted........)
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