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Old 02-07-2014, 06:23 AM
CloudyDe CloudyDe is offline
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Default Being Someone I'm Not

I have to stop.

I just can't do the whole monogamous relationship thing. Even being with the perfect man, it drains the energy out of me. I don't feel free any more. I feel like I'm some place I don't belong. It feels like an act.

I was born poly and I can't just choose to be monogamous. A monogamous relationship is just numbing to me. It's true that I haven't been depressed in a long time, but I haven't been elated either. I need to explore my passions and learn and love and grow.

So I broke up with "the perfect man" today.

I guess I needed some place to say that it's hard not being like everyone else. I tried. But I just couldn't do it. I need my love to feel free, not bound down by rules and possession.
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Old 02-07-2014, 06:41 AM
JaneQSmythe JaneQSmythe is offline
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love =/= ownership

welcome to the forums!

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Me: poly bi female, in an "open-but-not-looking" Vee-plus with -
MrS: hetero polyflexible male, live-in husband (together 21+ yrs)
Dude: hetero poly male, live-in boyfriend (together 3+ yrs) and MrS's best friend
Lotus: poly bi female, "it's complicated" relationships with Dude/JaneQ/MrS
TT: poly bi male, married to Lotus, FB with JaneQ
VV and MsJ: bi-women with male primaries, LTR LDR FWBs to JaneQ


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