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Old 06-28-2010, 05:37 PM
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Default Article: Why Therapists are Down on "Alternative" Sex

Therapist's biases prevent alternative relationships from getting help.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/...lternative-sex

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Old 06-28-2010, 06:17 PM
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holy cow, this guy has some GREAT articles.

THANK YOU! i am loving it!
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Old 06-28-2010, 09:35 PM
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Thanks for the article! Insightful and funny!

I went to therapy for 3 yrs w a pro-poly counselor, who was also non judgmental of us home-schooling our older kids and co-sleeping w infants/toddlers/kindergartners. And ok w me being bisexual. (god I am weird lol) She helped me a lot.

It's nice they provide a link there to open-minded therapists.
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Old 06-28-2010, 11:22 PM
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' (god I am weird lol) '


HaHa,...Welcome to the club. Luckily, in this club, weird is GOOD.

I once had a therapist ( not for me, some random one at a party I attended),..look at me and say, " What do you MEAN you are bisexual ? "

..I thought it was self explanatory...but I digress.

So I used that old line ;

" I snatch kisses ......and vice versa. "

He got it, then.
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Old 06-28-2010, 11:28 PM
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THANK YOU!!!!! this article is great!!!!!
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Old 06-29-2010, 11:14 PM
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Two things... One is Thank you ! It took me a year to tell my therapist and she is the best one I've ever met.... thats saying a lot because I have had counselling and therapy for around fifteen years (long story) I was also afraid that because of my lifestyle and beliefs she might report me and try to have my kids taken from me (yes it happens)

Two... what is polyandry?
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Old 06-29-2010, 11:22 PM
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Two... what is polyandry?
One woman, multiple men. The opposite of polygamy.
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Old 06-30-2010, 12:44 AM
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holy shit, you mean there's a name for that? oh wait, isn't that the title of another thread. LOL
one woman multiple men, the opposite of polygamy....
neat.
again, thanks fer the link this thread is awesum!
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Old 06-30-2010, 02:21 AM
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Polygamy is gender neutral.
Polyandry is multiple men with one woman.
Polygyny is multiple women with one man.
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Old 06-30-2010, 02:30 AM
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Polygamy is gender neutral.
Polyandry is multiple men with one woman.
Polygyny is multiple women with one man.
well..I have been poly schooled. I didn't actually know that, thanks (I have always been bad at paying attention in school haha)
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