At the risk of sounding like your sex-ed teacher from 8th grade, let's chat about condoms for a second. A couple of posts ago, I mentioned that I didn't like them. And I still don't. BUT there's a reason for that. They dry me up. Think Sahara. That doesn't mean I don't stay safe. I… Continue reading “Plastic Wrap” Alternatives
First, I should mention that Catie and I don't have letters after our names; no LPN, PhD, or MD. We are not what you would call "professionals." So everything we share is our personal experiences, thoughts, and opinions. Please consider this when you read our posts. Because this kind of life isn't for everyone. When… Continue reading Do you want it too?!
This isn't your normal blog post. Then again, we're not your "normal" family, so I think it's appropriate to have non-normal things on here. The below are random tidbits of conversations you would hear if you were nearby... I hope you enjoy! Early in the morning: Catie (from the kitchen): Paul hit me! Me (walking… Continue reading Sunday Night Funnies – Heard around the house…
When I think of polar opposites, I think of contradictory things: black/white, good/bad, tall/short. But when you think about it, that's actually a misnomer. Because both polar points on Earth are ice cold. Catie and I are quite different. More like polar ice and desert heat. She likes bright sun; I like rain. She likes… Continue reading Black vs White: Polar opposites
Weekends equal errands. That means fixing things, laundry, dinner ideas for the week, shopping lists, shopping at three stores-minimum, etc. This also leads to a slight blood-pressure increase. Paul is making a list with Catie for things we need in the kitchen, I'm in the bedroom. He calls for me, "Honey, can you come with… Continue reading Sunday Funnies – Bickering
It's a good question. In our poly world why is there only one man in this relationship? And why are there only three of us at all? Isn't the poly lifestyle all about many partners? Oh and hi there, Catie here. Should have said that first. First things first, yes absolutely for some poly is… Continue reading A Real Collection of Partners?
Short background. T, the youngest of our family, is a little quirky. She has autistic characteristics, but not enough to be called autistic. She has ADHD characteristics, but not enough to be diagnosed with ADHD. She has this, that, and the other thing, but not enough for an official label. Whatever she is, she's high… Continue reading Monday Funnies – A collection of boyfriends
It's funny what people think when they first find out you're in a poly relationship.I've never thought of myself as a sexual deviant. There are moments when I wish I had a more adventurous soul, but honestly? I like my comfort. Have I "done it" in the woods? Yes. Have I "done it" in a… Continue reading A Poly Reputation
Ladies and gents, we have our first question! Someone was brave enough to type it and hit send. Many thanks J. The question (short version): How did you and Paul decide to have a non traditional relationship? Honestly, I've kinda been avoiding this one, simply because it started so long ago and I find it… Continue reading Our first question!!
Hi there, Catie here! Here to probably disappoint you. Or not, I don't know, keep reading to find out. I get two questions when I "come out" to people as poly the first is "How did you meet them?" and the second is really more of a statement "The sex must be constant and great, right?"… Continue reading All About the Sex? Part 2- Catie’s Perspective