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Old 05-18-2010, 02:22 PM
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Wasn't even aware that there was a name for our 'lifestyle' until a few months ago; we were just figuring thing out on our own.

We've been a trio (triad? whatever the term is...) for about 20 years, so I guess that would count as successful. One daughter who's now struggling through early college. We own (along with some loaning agency) a house, and with three modest incomes are managing to stay ahead of the tide. Everyone has their own room, chores are handled by those who do them best (I don't cook, because otherwise we'd eat out all the time) and although there have been some uncertain times, overall we're generally happy.
That's awesome Edward!! 20 years!!! Kudos to all three of you for being together so long and making this work. I do have one question. You said that you all have your own rooms? What are the sleeping arrangements like? Scheduled nights? These questions come purely out of curiosity and if you'd rather not answer, you absolutely don't have to.
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Old 05-18-2010, 06:17 PM
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Scheduling is handled by the distaff members (legal wife and common-law wife, A and A2, whatever...). We've found that works better and avoids any feelings of 'being rejected' or 'favored'. (The two are sisterly in their relations; they don't always get along, but they always manage to work things out.) The family joke is that harem slaves are expensive and hard to find...

We sleep separately; I'm a very restless sleeper and they find it hard to get any rest if I'm sleeping with them. 'Relations' are generally one-on-one, with exceptions for special occasions (such as birthdays).
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Thanks for clarifying and congratulations on such a long and successful relationship.
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