Whenever Individuals Are Poly-Negative
“i actually do get, specially males, whom approach me personally to cheat on the spouses, simply because they have presumption about my sexual access. They assume that because I’m polyamorous that I will be enthusiastic about cheating. The presumption is hard and a plain thing. ” —Heath
“Usually it is things such as, ‘Isn’t your man concerned with the conditions you’ve been getting on these internet dating sites? ’ Sometimes it is slut-shaming: calling me personally a ‘slut, ’ a ‘whore’—especially in the event that very first thing out of my electronic lips is the fact that I’m poly. ” —Stephanie
“I continued a night out together with a lady who had been seemingly pretty interested whenever we chatted on Tinder. I experienced that I happened to be poly in my own profile. She seemed open-minded to it, then again once I really came across her for lunch, basically the whole date had been her challenging the idea of poly, challenging every reason I would personally be poly… My moms and dads are divorced, that might have show up at some time. She stated something similar to, ‘Well, perhaps I’ve simply had a fantastic instance because my moms and dads are incredibly in love, but i really do think it is feasible to simply love anyone for your whole life. ’ I became enjoy it has nothing at all to do with that at all, the way I had been mentioned, my parents’ relationship… Recently, a woman asked if i might be thinking about heading out on a night out together sometime.