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I Am In a Polyamorous Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    On The Flipside.

    I'm not polyamorous, but I am in a polyamorous relationship. My boyfriend and his girlfriend have been together for years, and when I came into the picture I knew next to nothing about polyamory. I have no inclination to take another partner, but living in the community has...
    SaintThursday SaintThursday
    26-30
    Nov 29, 2009

    Coming Out Slowly

    now that i am more out there in the social media, people that i never would have known were interested, are interested. it's funny.  i have been in an open relationship for over 13 years, and have only just recently started feeling comfortable telling anyone, let alone...
    Feb 13, 2013

    A Relationship Of Three

    All of this started a few years back. It was kind by accident but now i find myself real happy to be in this relationship. It all stated when i moved in with my boyfriend. we had a stable loving relationship. at that moment in time i had two important relationships in my life...
    Laylalynn Laylalynn
    22-25, F
    11 Responses May 8, 2010

    Magazine

    Hello everyone! I came across this group and I have read through some really interesting and remarkable stories. It's so refreshing to hear of relationships working out and making people happy - it makes you think that more people should be polyamorous and the world would be a...
    littlestar89 littlestar89
    22-25, F
    Sep 4, 2012

    I Am Considering Entering A Polyamorous Relationship With My Fiancee..

    I have been considering and talking with my fiancee about getting a girlfriend. I am both nervous and excited with this idea. I am bisexual, and love the idea of having my fiancee and a girlfriend. I know it may take some looking to find the right woman to enter into this...
    curiousfiancee92 curiousfiancee92
    18-21, F
    Nov 3, 2012

    Sabarage

    My husband believes that I had sabataged a relationship he had with other women because of some jealousy issues that I had at the time I found out he wanted to have an open marriage. We have been married for 20 yrs and I had always believed I am the only love of his life. Yes I...
    Wildwomenn67 Wildwomenn67
    41-45, F
    Jul 9, 2012

    I Never Thought I Would Be Either.

    I have personally had no objection to it as such. Generally thought as long as everything is mutually agreed and no one is being hurt then it's fine. Just never thought I would ever get involved in that sort of thing. Anyway it seems I have. Still rather new to me. Then any...
    Adam42life Adam42life
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2011

    Our Love Intensified 4x

    I am in a polyamorous relationship that I'm not really sure how to define or categorize.  We are a quad of 2 women and 2 men.  Two different married/committed couples becoming a whole quad.  We feel exclusive to each other in this quad relationship.  At least...
    Happyface Happyface
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jul 25, 2008

    A Bit Confused

    My gf in our triad has me a bit confused. She doesnt seem to have time for me but now she wants a boyfriend. Not feeling to good about that.
    Safirestar Safirestar
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2013

    I dont do jealousy. I had been in a

    tulmoultuous relationship with my now ex husband for close on 20 yrs . We had tried everything or so we thought. We decided to try swinging and this seemed to improve our relationship, until he invited a female 16yrs younger to swing with us. I fell in love with her and she...
    earthspirit66 earthspirit66
    46-50
    Dec 6, 2013

    Trying to Be Poly

    I met my wife 15 years ago. We hit it off well and quickly. She was married, but separated and she was poly. I was not. I had never considered it seriously. Sure a fantasy of having multiple partners, but nothing about multiple relationships. I had read of this and was able to...
    tryingtolearn tryingtolearn
    36-40
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2008

    We Enjoy Our Close Polyandry Life

    I'm legally married to a very lovely and loving wife and a bestfriend with a really wonderful beautiful man (wife's boyfriend). It's all started about 3 years ago, when a single young man came as our neighbor. his looks and his smile makes everyone likes him, even me. My job...
    lovinghubs lovinghubs
    31-35, M
    Jul 30, 2013

    I'm Happy. I Just Thought I'd Let Someone Know.

    I expected not to be happy. Not because I'm in a poly relationship, but because I had doubts that we could make this work. I had such doubts that I could make it work with anyone. I was never in the closet. I also wasn't in a relationship. I was alone.We started as two. I thought...
    polykitty polykitty
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 22, 2012

    My Girlfriend Is My Best Friends Wife ..

    Well my story is a little complicated because well my now girlfriend used to hate me because I am her husband's (my best friend) ex well we dated in high school and I'm his first love and about two months after they got married we were all hanging out with other friends of ours...
    Tinkermel Tinkermel
    18-21
    1 Response Aug 7, 2012

    My Story

    I have recently entered into a poly relationship. I suppose a bit of back story would help, so here it goes. My wife and I have been together on and off for 12 years and married for 7. We decided a couple years ago to try a swinger style relationship. This was going well and we...
    Polynewb Polynewb
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 3, 2012

    Trying to Be Poly

    I met my wife 15 years ago. We hit it off well and quickly. She was married, but separated and she was poly. I was not. I had never considered it seriously. Sure a fantasy of having multiple partners, but nothing about multiple relationships. I had read of this and was able to...
    tryingtolearn tryingtolearn
    36-40
    Dec 31, 2008

    Didn't Start Out To Be Polyamorous

    7 months ago, I answered an email on a BDSM site. I didn't look to get involved with a couple, but was more interested in BDSM. Ended up meeting this couple who were interested in me, but wanted me as a slave when i thought of myself as sub. Anyway, I took the time, to get to...
    katt3176 katt3176
    36-40, F
    Aug 17, 2013

    Jealousy

    my partner asked me why i have to be such a ***** to his girlfriend. i am in an open relationship, so why do i feel the need to make her unhappy? when we all met, she was in a lesbian monogamous relationship.  i was interested in both her and her partner, but they weren't...
    mouse70 mouse70
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 12, 2013

    3 Of Hearts

    I never thought of myself as one that would EVER share my beloved husband with anyone else. Its amazing how life changes, and changes you in the process.  I'm 29 years old now, almost 30. When I was 18 years old I was DEDICATED to being a single woman for the rest of my...
    purplefuzzies purplefuzzies
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2010

    How Is This Suppose To Work?

    My polyamorous relationship started bout 12 years ago, my girl friend started out as my best friend and we have been close enough to were i even know when her blood sugar is high or low. We waited about a year or so befor we started dating and she always said she couldnt be...
    vnstnbrg vnstnbrg
    22-25
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2011

    Somehow Fell Into Polyamory

    So I was approached by some friends of mine that happen to be a married couple to join their marriage. Six months later I find myself in a relationship that I never thougth I would be in. Now I am trying to figure this out, as well as figure myself out.
    notsosassy notsosassy
    31-35
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2008
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