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A Word On Relationships Both Monogamous and Non-Monogamous

So a lot of people have discovered (?) polyamory and have deemed it the “new wave”.

“Why have one girlfriend when you can have two?” A tweet recently proclaimed. They went on to say that there’s “no secrets, no cheating, no sneaking around.” That’s not the case though. All of that can, and sometimes does, happen within polyamorous relationships.

That’s the problem with a lot of men (heterosexual men in particular). They think polyamory means “extra maid for the house”. They hear open relationship and think “have sex with whoever I want, whenever I want without consequences and have old reliable on standby”. It doesn’t really work like that.

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On The Accessibility Of Your Political And Literary Faves

Hey guess what?

A lot of your political faves don’t appeal to the masses because their writing is horrifically inaccessible. The same goes for those “literary classics” you love to gush over. The writing is just too damn dense. When every other word is some six or more letter SAT word and you have to stop and look up every other concept mentioned? It’s too much.

“You haven’t read [insert author here] so you know nothing!”

Well actually, I probably do know a fair bit about the mechanics of what you’re talking about. I just don’t have the flowery language. Look. Small, simple, easy to understand words are your friend. There’s nothing “stupid” about using easy to understand language.

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