(Closed) Do you know of a situation like this?

posted 1 year ago in The Lounge
Post # 2
258 posts
Helper bee

I do know two polyamorous couples but I wouldn’t say it’s common. Many couples may not be open about it though. 

Post # 3
6858 posts
Busy Beekeeper

Yes. I posted about it in the other thread actually. One of my good friends is in a similar relationship. 

Post # 4
1336 posts
Bumble bee

Yes, I know one committed poly-amorous relationship that consists of two women and a guy, they live together and they would attend a work event together. 

It can throw you off when you first encounter it just because the 2 person relationship is so ingrained in your head.  But I’m glad to see people more openly out and about with different types of relationships because I think ultimately exposure is the best medicine for all kinds of bigotry and hang ups some people have.  We as a society just need to get over a lot of stupid shit and focus on the things that matter.  

Post # 5
1395 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2020

I don’t know anyone personally, so it would shock me if I saw a relationship like that (the area I live in is pretty ‘traditional’ in that sense though). If I lived in one of the bigger cities I would be much more likely to encounter one. I wouldn’t call these relationships super common though.

Post # 6
2429 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: NJ

I feel sheltered, I have never known anyone like this! Or any polyamorous people, that I know of. 

I would prefer not to know about it, anyway. Too Much Information for me, I want to mind my own business.

Post # 7
3534 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

socalgirl1689 :  yes, i had a roommate that was poly for a while (she was monogamous before she was poly, and i dont know her current status).

Post # 8
9977 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

I know some poly folks, nothing weird or uncommon for me. I think it’s lovely that they’ve found relationships that work for them and make everyone happy. 

Post # 9
2485 posts
Buzzing bee

I’ve known a few poly people in real life, but all of their relationships have gone up in flames.

Some people can do poly in a healthy way, some can’t. They have their own set of pro’s and con’s, just like monogamous relationships do.

(I was quite sheltered back in the south, and didn’t meet any poly people until I moved to the West Coast in my late 20’s.)

Post # 10
1244 posts
Bumble bee

I know a poly trio. That sounds like how they act: loving and intimate but not inappropriate. Whatever floats your boat…

Post # 11
1043 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

I don’t personally know any poly trios, but I find your detailed description of the situation weirder than the relationship; giving the minute-by-minute breakdown of minimally relevant facts (who went to the bathroom when, etc.) makes it seem sort of like these are some exotic specimens on display.

Post # 12
164 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2019

I thought this story was going to be a really well executed affair on Joey’s behalf where the girlfriend didn’t know about the mistress and tbh I was kind of disappointed that this was not what happened. But maybe I’m watching too many scandalous TV shows cool


Post # 13
190 posts
Blushing bee

I know one couple (I have met them twice) who are married. The husband has a girlfriend and the wife is alright with it even though she is not into women. 

I also have an ex (straight male) I who was into involving men in the bedroom. Other than than that I know a few couple who are into swinging/ partner swap.

Post # 14
392 posts
Helper bee

God I thought this was leading into where Joey was having an affair and the women where both there but didn’t cotton on hahaha (affairs really aren’t funny don’t know why I’m laughing)

But to answer the real post nope I don’t know of any poly trio’s. Have to be honest it’d shock me if I saw that but only because I haven’t seen it or heard about it before. Each to their own though

Post # 15
974 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

All I gotta say is good luck to Joey especially if their cycles have synced. He gets double the PMS. 😂

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