Polyamory.com Forum  

Go Back   Polyamory.com Forum > Polyamory > General Poly Discussions


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-29-2011, 02:52 PM
redpepper's Avatar
redpepper redpepper is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 7,723

Good point GS.
Anyone want to be friends on Facebook?
Send me your name via PM
My blog
Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2011, 03:39 AM
veganchick's Avatar
veganchick veganchick is offline
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 26

Originally Posted by GroundedSpirit View Post

One possibility I see is that a new term has appeared that seems to be a better fit for where people are wanting their love style to go.
Exactly! As a 29 y/o, I've never dated around and have identified as poly since about 22. With the exception of my swinging encounters(which I would argue also required significant ground work and communication), I have led a very monogamous life thus far. But, that doesn't change the fact that I still identify as polyamorous. It was one of the first discussions I had with my now-husband. It's what feels natural to me and I would honestly be remiss to not communicate that at the start of any relationship.

Perhaps because I am so close to a new decade (I'm probably more Generation X than Generation Next), I don't know many people who identify as poly as a way of describing their dating style/casual sex. All my geezer friends still describe that as "playing the field". I consider "playing the field" and "polyamory" two distinctly different things.
Reply With Quote

dating, definitions, next generation, poly defintion, young

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:58 AM.