I’d Sworn off Dating “Allies,” Until I Met a Real One

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He may never understand exactly how I’m feeling or what it’s like to be in my shoes, but he knows when to speak up and when to stay quiet—to listen and learn from me and others with different experiences.

My Sexual Fluidity Woke Me Up

Real Relationships  //  

Judgments dehumanise and minimise the beautiful greyness of being human.

My Husband Died—Our Relationship Didn’t

Real Relationships  //  

I am grateful for the independent self that was fostered in our marriage as I carve a lone way forward through this surreal new world.

I’m the Polyamorist Next Door

Real Relationships  //  

How can a life that feels so peaceful and content to me be so nauseating to others?