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View Poll Results: Do you actually have open relationships without any kind of limits?~
Yes, no limits at all.~ 6 14.29%
I have open relationships, but there are some limits.~ 26 61.90%
No, I have closed relationships.~ 4 9.52%
I'm not sure.~ 3 7.14%
Other.~ 3 7.14%
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Old 10-25-2013, 01:19 AM
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.~ Alone time?~ If have an opportunity to be with someone and someone else at the same time, of course I'm going to involve them both:why wouldn't I?~ ^_^
My children each need "alone time" with me from time to time. It isn't that I don't appreciate the time all together with them, but I recognize that they each need time to bond with me one-on-one.

My metamour and I also each need that "alone time" with our partner. I would not want to share every available moment with all of us, simply because *I* don't love her. I don't want to spend my time with her like I do with him. And while I do enjoy the time we spend together, I'm not looking for more "together time".

I suppose if our needs were incompatible, then we wouldn't be in a relationship, but he appreciates the alone time as well, and it works for us.
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