So, you're poly / non-monogamous / in or have been in open relationships and you've found that lots of people maybe don't ~ get ~ that.
People assume an open relationship will lead to sure-fire disaster for everyone involved — but in reality, open relationships can be loving, fulfilling, and no more or less complicated than any other relationship.
There are so many misconceptions flying around out there. Like, for example, that an open relationship must be filled with possessiveness and jealousy.
What do you want people to know about what it's really like to be in an open relationship?
When people question your situation — or its legitimacy or value — what do you say to help them understand?
And when it comes to sexual health — do you regularly check in with each other about safe sex among various partners involved?
Are there any red flags or huge no-no's you look out for in an open relationship?
Have you and your partners set boundaries or rules, or are you figuring it out as you go along?
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