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Old 03-14-2014, 09:37 PM
AlwaysGrowing AlwaysGrowing is offline
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Fetlife has the option of being "in a poly family (or group?)" with someone. That's what an ex of mine had as his relationship status to hubby at one point. They were fairly close for a while.
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:24 PM
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Dagferi Dagferi is offline
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Butch calls Murf..... Murf.
40 yo straight female
Married in the eyes of the government to Butch since 2001...
Murf my monogamous second husband has been with me since May of 2012.
In a V relationship with an average 50/50 split of time between my two husbands.
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Old 03-15-2014, 02:56 AM
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Labels are tricky and ever-evolving. I was involved with a couple. The the wife eventually wanted me out. I was away from them for a year when they separated. The male and I are reforming our relationship. Given his instability as he grapples with the divorce process, the grief we both experienced when the wife ended it, we had a hard time deciding how to define ourselves. Bf and gf? Nope. Too far too fast. Friends. It is what I use because the former doesn't yet seem appropriate. However, friend doesn't cover the depth of our mutual experiences. I finally got so tired of trying to fit our relationship into a societal mold, none of which is quite right, that I quit worrying about it.

I call him my friend. When more explanation is warranted, then I elaborate.
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