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Alt.polyamory home page. The Truth about Polyamory. Information About Polyamory. Polyamory is the theory and practice of openly maintaining multiple sexual and/or romantic relationships.

Information About Polyamory

Stef's Poly Post Archive I'm archiving and organizing some of my writings from alt.polyamory and the triples and poly mailing lists. I'm in the process of converting the material to HTML files organized by content. Archives 1-4 have been organized into the following sections: Models and Transitions Feelings, Communication, and Negotiation (76K) Poly Etiquette and Behavior (44K) Poly in a Non-Poly Society (12K) Stef's Poly Post Archive Part 5 (162K) Stef's Poly Post Archive Part 6 (180K) Stef's Poly Post Archive Part 7 (18K) Want to learn more? Check out The Capitalist Side of Polyamory (Humor) Yes, Virginia, there are poly-friendly counselors One of them is Kathy Labriola, whose office is in Berkeley, California. Kathy Labriola provides low-fee counseling for individuals, couples, and groups.

Several of Kathy Labriola's brochures are available here: Back to Stef's Home Page. Polyamory. Polyamory (from Greek πολύ poly, "many, several", and Latin amor, "love") is the practice, desire, or acceptance of intimate relationships that are not exclusive with respect to other sexual or intimate relationships, with knowledge and consent of everyone involved.


Often abbreviated as poly, it has been described as "consensual, ethical, and responsible non-monogamy".[2] It may or may not include polysexuality (attraction towards multiple genders and/or sexes).[3][4][5] The term "polyamorous" can refer to the nature of a relationship at some point in time or to a philosophy or relationship orientation (much like gender or sexual orientation). The word is sometimes used in a broader sense, as an umbrella term that covers various forms of multiple relationships, or forms of sexual or romantic relationships that are not sexually exclusive. Terminology[edit] Polyamory is a hybrid word: poly is Greek for "many" (or "multiple") and amor is Latin for "love".

Symbols[edit] PAARC ribbon. Poliamor. Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre.


Entenda o poliamor, e as pessoas que se relacionam livremente. Eles fazem parte de uma turma que multiplica adeptos.

Entenda o poliamor, e as pessoas que se relacionam livremente

Vociferam que a monogamia fracassou e que o ciúme é controlável até sumir de vez. São catalogados em denominações com princípios próprios: swing, relações livres, relacionamento aberto e poliamor, cada um com estratégias singulares para fugir do convencional. Em 2012, em Tupã, no interior de São Paulo, foi registrada em cartório a primeira união entre três pessoas, o poliamor. Há também os que fazem do estado civil uma militância: são os errelis, leitura da sigla RLi (Rede de Relações Livres). Fundado em Porto Alegre, em 2006, o grupo se expandiu para São Paulo, acumula mais de mil integrantes na Capital e organiza espaço para debates, além de palestras sobre como ter um relacionamento livre. Polyamory May Be Good for You. On Valentine's Day, images of couples are everywhere.

Polyamory May Be Good for You

They're buying each other diamond rings, making eyes over expensive restaurant meals and canoodling over chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne. But two-by-two isn't the only way to go through life. In fact, an estimated 4 to 5 percent of Americans are looking outside their relationship for love and sex — with their partner's full permission. These consensually nonmonogamous relationships, as they're called, don't conform to the cultural norm of a handholding couple in love for life. They come in a dizzying array of forms, from occasional "swinging" and open relationships to long-term commitments among multiple people. "People in these relationships really communicate. "They are potentially doing quite a lot of things that could turn out to be things that if people who are practicing monogamy did more of, their relationships would actually be better off," Holmes said. [6 Scientific Tips for a Successful Marriage] Jealousy & love.

5 Myths About Polyamory Debunked. By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor | February 14, 2013 10:11am ET Credit: William Perugini, Shutterstock Researchers estimate that as many as 5 percent of Americans are currently in relationships involving consensual nonmonogamy — that is, permission to go outside the couple looking for love or sex.

5 Myths About Polyamory Debunked

The boundaries in these relationships are remarkably varied, with some couples negotiating one-off "swinging" or partner-swapping experiences. and others forming stable bonds among three, four or five partners simultaneously. The latter is a version of polyamory, relationships in which people have multiple partnerships at once with the full knowledge of all involved. Polyamorous people have largely flown under the radar, but that's beginning to change as psychologists become intrigued by this unusual group. Author Bio Stephanie Pappas Stephanie Pappas is a contributing writer for Live Science. Stephanie Pappas on.