"Polyamory: A build-your-own-love kit"
A columnist for the University of Southern Mississippi student newspaper dives into controversial waters (March 8, 2007):
More couples than ever are concluding that monogamy doesn't work for them, and they are doing something about it. No, they aren't getting divorced. In fact, mom and dad are getting a new girlfriend or boyfriend. Now, mom, dad and girlfriend/boyfriend are called polyamorous.
...Any mother with several children will tell you she didn't have to divide her love between her children, but rather as her family grew so did her supply of love she had to give. Polyamory contends romantic love is similar and the heart, mind and soul can adequately love more than one person at a time.
"Let's say all your life, for breakfast, you're eating from a Kellogg's variety pack. And then you don't get the variety pack. You pick one. Your favorite one. And you just get that one from then on. Every day, for the rest of your life, the same cereal. And then you wake up one morning, and you're just not hungry anymore," said the character Ed in the movie "City Slickers".
Well Ed, polyamory says you don't have to buy just one cereal for the rest of your life.... Now, Fruit Loops and Apple Jacks can live in harmony in the same kitchen secure in the knowledge of your love....
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