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Old 07-03-2013, 03:35 AM
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Default Rather anti-climatic

After my last triad failed (I have been involved in two - the first wildly successful coming to an end only after death; the other due to the low emotional IQ of one of the parties), I was so devastated, that while I didn't flaunt it, for anyone who wanted to know who I was, I told them my history. It wasn't a calculated choice - i simply didn't care. While I will admit that my peer group at the time was comprised of business college instructors; no under-educated persons in the bunch, they ranged from one woman who practices bdsm to another who finds much comfort for her religious ideas. Regardless, no one raised so much as an eyebrow about my polyamorous proclivities. Everyone accepted it as a personal choice.

I will say this, I did have the advantage of always having my parents' acceptance. They had polyamorous relationships themselves. So I never had a lack of parental acceptance in regard to my choices. Despite my pain, this probably gave me more strength than those who operate without familial support. Also, I have no children, so another issue which makes my revelations easy - I am the only one who has to face the consequences.

I wanted to post this because I hear so many people say they are afraid to reveal they who are. I am wondering how much of the fear is overdone?

And I live in the heart of the Bible Belt - Wichita Kansas.
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