Everything’s Negotiable: Here’s How to Create a Relationship Contract

Guest post by Celeste Hirschman and Danielle Harel No two relationships are exactly alike, yet we often make assumptions about how relationships are supposed to be. There is a lot of societal pressure, for example, to have a relationship where your agreements are assumed instead of overtly communicated and where you are expected to follow…

From Jealousy To Joy: An Anecdote Of Extremes

Guest post from Lady Jane For many of us “monogam-ish” folks, wrangling jealousy is one of the most difficult parts of our relationships and is a common recurring theme. It’s the realization that if you have multiple partners in your life, you’re going to have to learn to share. “Learn to share” is a tricky…

The Opposite Of Jealousy

  Image from Les Liaisons Dangereuses, a novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, 18th c. French author Compersion is a term that means an empathetic state of happiness and joy experienced when another individual experiences happiness and joy. The word is mostly used by non-monogamists to describe a feeling of joy when they are aware their…