I love relationships. I believe that a long term, committed relationship gives us the opportunity to experience joy and personal growth in a way that really nothing else can, and that relationships require work, patience, and compromise. In addition, long … Continue reading Ten Signs that Your Relationship is No Longer Salvageable
When I first started meditation practice as a 23 year old, it was very difficult to sit for long periods of time in one posture due to all the emotional and physical discomfort that arose. I oscillated between being bored … Continue reading Polyamory as Spiritual Practice
Polyamory helps God evolve. This may seem like a bizarre, perhaps even nonsensical statement, but I hope you will understand what I mean, and perhaps even agree with me, by the end of this blog post. There are many reasons … Continue reading Polyamory and Spiritual Growth: The Heart of the Matter
This Spring my partner’s wife Guin found a new job in Windsor, Ontario, and the whole family is moving there this summer. Lance, her boyfriend, has already decided that he would move with them to Windsor. Art and I spent … Continue reading Should I Move in with Them?
A year ago today Art paid me a visit at the house I was staying at while temporarily separated from my husband. What happened that night was completely unexpected and I embarked on a love with depth and breadth like I … Continue reading Poem for Our One Year Anniversary
Last night I had that dream again. I was back in middle school and I was with Teddy. When I knew him in real life, Teddy was a short boy with a bright spirit who shared art, English, and homeroom … Continue reading The Inner Lover
In Claudia Emerson’s Late Wife, a book of poems about a marriage in which an ex who passed away figures large in a relationship, the speaker describes making love with her husband for the first time and discovering that his … Continue reading The Seven Types of Lovers
In 1818, eighteen year old Fanny Brawne met and fell in love with aspiring Romantic poet, John Keats. Keats was about twenty-three at the time, and not well known. Fanny’s parents disapproved of their courtship because Keats had given up … Continue reading Love Without Commitment: How Polyamory Helps Us Live Life to the Fullest