lotus



previous page: 4). Polyamory: Primaries, secondaries, vees and triads: polyjargon andpolygeometry
  
page up: Polyamory FAQ
  
next page: 6). Are there rules for being polyamorous?

5). Polyamory: What about jealousy?




Description

This article is from the Polyamory FAQ, by h-wilper@uiuc.edu (H. Wilper) with numerous contributions by others.

5). Polyamory: What about jealousy?

Some people seem to have no jealousy; it's as if they didn't get
that piece installed at the factory. Others, including some
long-term polyamorists, feel jealousy, which they regard as a
signal that something needs investigation and care, much as they
would regard depression or pain. Jealousy is neither a proof of
love (and this is where polyamory differs from possessive or
insecure monogamy) nor a moral failing (and this is where
polyamory differs from emotionally manipulating one's partner(s)
into relationships for which they are not ready).

 

Continue to:















TOP
previous page: 4). Polyamory: Primaries, secondaries, vees and triads: polyjargon andpolygeometry
  
page up: Polyamory FAQ
  
next page: 6). Are there rules for being polyamorous?