Pagan polyamory dating

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For better or for worse, "polyamory" has become entwined in the Modern Pagan movement.

For those of you not in the know, polyamory means "many loves." Those who practice the lifestyle often simplify it by stating "I'm poly." I have difficulties defining polyamory, probably because the word love throws me off.

It has to be about "loves." Being "in love" is not something that happens easily for me.

In the last fifteen years I've been in love twice, and in each of those cases it took months, sometimes years, to "fall in love." Loving and being "in love" are two different animals.

Relating polyamory to astrology and the elements (air, fire, water, earth, and spirit), the author addresses all aspects of the polyamorous life, including family life, sexual ethics, emotional issues, proper etiquette, relationship boundaries, and the pros of cons of this lifestyle.

I love a lot of people, but I'm only in love with Ari, she's everything. The concept of responsible non-monogomy is very appealing, and reflects the reality in which we live.If you go to a Pagan festival these days, its rare not to have some kind of workshop or discussion group on polyamory, the practice of ethical multiple relationships.Its even more rare not to see some people being public about their poly practices; in many cases, a Pagan festival is the only place outside their own homes that they might be able to refer to my husband/wife and my boyfriend/girlfriend in the same breath, pointing them both out across the room.Polyamory is a growing phenomenon in the Pagan community, whether people like it or not; it is growing by leaps and bounds and will not be stopped. Morning Glory Zell, one of the co-founders of the Church of All Worlds, a Neo-Pagan organization, first coined the word polyamory.In other words, the word itself, and the first sacred naming of the practice, came out of the Pagan subculture.

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