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Old 01-09-2014, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by CuriouslyPoly View Post
I think V-type polyamorous relationships are a misnomer...it's just part of a chain of open relationships.
Well, they can be. They don't have to be.
I believe there are folks on this board for whom there is a "hinge" and two "arms" and that's it - it's a "closed" or "poly-fi" vee. A vee can be open as well. The open/closed nature of the relationship isn't dependent on its structure.

Originally Posted by CuriouslyPoly View Post
Well it's assumed and it's pretty straightforward, well at least for me and a lot of people. Plus it can go the same for men...there are men who are also bisexual.
Sure, but the thing about absolutes is that one piece of evidence to the contrary throws the whole statement out the window. Yes, many people in poly relationships are bi- or pan-sexual, but many aren't. Same as in monogamous relationships.
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