When you meet an FGO
Here's more voice-of-experience poly wisdom from Seattle columnist Mistress Matisse (May 23, 2007).
...Even when you're all committed to multiple love relationships, there are stumbling blocks. One that Max and I had to cope with is what happens when you don't get along with your partner's other lover.
Once upon a time, Max met a woman who I'll call Anna. She seemed like a perfectly charming person, and I gave Max my consent to begin a relationship with her. But over time, it turned out that Anna and I had vastly different ways of looking at the world in short, she started getting on my nerves. First a little and then, over time, a lot.
You've heard the phrase "a growth opportunity"? In my circle, we call something like this an FGO, which stands for "fucking growth opportunity."...
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