Activism Advertising Advice columns Agreements Anthropology Art Autobiographies Bisexual Books Book reviews by me Buddhist Celebrities Children College Comics Coming out Conferences Critics of poly Dating Feminism Gay GLBT Heinlein History Humor Jealousy Jewelry/Pins/Clothing Jewish Kids Leftist/Anarchist Legal Lesbian Marriage Merch Metamours Millennials Movies/plays Music Open marriage Plays Politics Poly 101 Polys of color Polygamy Radio Relationship anarchy Religion/spirituality Research Science Fiction Showtime Season 1 Showtime Season 2 Songs Spaceflight Speeches by me STDs Supreme Court: Obergefell Supreme Court: Windsor Swinging The Next Generation Theory Therapists TV One of the newer poly hotel conferences, Poly Dallas Millennium, was held last weekend with the theme “Power, Anarchy, and Equality in Polyamory.” Founder Ruby Johnson writes, "We are not simply an academic symposium.
We are sexologists, sex educators, community leaders, and therapists...
AASECT CEU providers, and Texas Regulatory providers for LPCs, SWs, LCDCs, LMFTs, and Ph Ds." The alternative weekly Dallas Observer sent someone to cover it. The inaugural event hosted about 30 people during one day.
The reporter did a shallow job in my opinion, talking more about polyamory than the interesting conference. The second year, it expanded to a day and a half, and this year, it took place over three days.
The key is to share your needs and fears with your partners, and be honest about your intentions and behavior.
There's an inside joke that the only people who actually use Google Calendars are polyamorists.
The only steadfast rules of poly are the same rules that apply to any relationship... Ethical polyamory includes transparent communication, authenticity of self, and an openness to others' wants and needs.
Beyond that, polyamory is completely customizable according to your comfort and experience.
Finding the people in our loves that touch us, enrich us and bring us closer to perfection isn't easy..it's worth the effort.If 0 is not achieved, all donations will go back to the donors. Infants who are deprived of touch fail to thrive; we never outgrow the need. Because for the most part, we think it has to do with sexual relationship, or at least romance, hooking up or ‘attraction’. Though touch is natural, the skills that make it welcome and enjoyable have to be learned.Any additional funds collected above the requested amount will go towards other expenses I have incurred associated with hosting community events(website fees, mail list fees, labor, travel expenses, etc.). One problem with finding comforting touch is that if you believe that touch is about sex, then either you are afraid it might lead to sex, or you are afraid it might not lead to sex. What if it just has do with being a human being who cares about other human beings? Cuddle Party is a movement to reclaim this option in our lives. Skills of communication, boundaries, asking for what you want, and saying ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ with clarity and kindness.If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.