This is a sociology paper for my Society and the Individual Class taught by the great Jamie MacCallum 🙂 Durkheim and the reign of monogamy I started practicing polyamory three years ago in an attempt to free myself of the unbearable attachment, dependency and conditionality that came with monogamous relationships. Needy, shattered and incapable to … Continue reading The Reign of Monogamy
I have been obsessing about Love ever since I was 12 and fell in love for the first time. My life over the next few years could easily be fit in one word: misery. There has been nothing I have ever wanted more than to love and be loved and thus throughout my teenage years … Continue reading Love unlimited: or why Polyamory is good for you!
Man is 70% water. The rest is passion. It was a hot December night in Bali. Loud music heated up the atmosphere even more. We were in Sky Garden— the most popular club in Kuta, where the delegates of the UN youth conference I participated in decided to spend the night. The day was … Continue reading December in Bali
Love is unlimited, time is not! Mama's got a girlfriend, mom loves the ladies Mama's really happy when you're looking at her these days Papa's got a boyfriend, yeah, Dad is a man's man Everybody's family, loving everybody he can... Oh the old world is turning around like a top and there's nothing you and … Continue reading Family
Yes, it is THAT complicated! I found this "map" of relationships which explores the variety of relationships that exist within the romantic and sexual realm of our communication. Polyamory, Monogamy, Swinging, Cheating, Open Relationships and other all have a place in this attempt to present the different options that we might often not even hear … Continue reading Mapping Relationships
It wasn’t until recently that I realized how attached I am to the idea of security. My best friend since 9th grade revealed he was in love with me and ceased having any contact with me whatsoever. What hurt the most was losing ground. Feeling left alone. Seeing how someone can throw you out of … Continue reading (In)secure me