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We've been dealing with some pretty intense levels of religious LGBT condemnation from my fiancee's family. We have received many emails, phone calls, and letters asking us to give up our "sinful ways." In the hope that it may help others find words, I thought I would share our responses here.

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How a Roomba saved my marriage

Twenty minutes later I hear him running the vacuum for the 4th time in 4 days and I wonder just how much strain this is putting on our marriage. I "spontaneously" tidy up the bathroom and hope for the best. Enter the Roomba…

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The majority of people we've come out as a throuple to have said hurtful things, effectively shutting down what might've been a constructive conversation. Some of the rudeness stemmed from ignorance, and some of it was actually well-meaning. I hold strongly that these reactions are mostly made in panic, shock, or confusion. I would like to go over them. I hope that people who have been here can find some solace in this, and that — if any of you are ever on the receiving end of a coming-out — this entry prepares you to hear as openly as you can.

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Kira, the platonic wife in question, is sapiosexual, and we have known each other for about seven years; she and her heterosexual husband have been married for about two years. So why "platonic wife" instead of "best friend" or "really close friend"? Really it comes down to the fact that I consider her as important and as "legitimate" of a relationship as my relationships with my husband and partner.