Polyamory in the News!
. . . by Alan M.

August 28, 2008

"What has six legs and scares some people? A 'committed' threesome or maybe just a bug"

Austin (TX) American-Statesman

A newspaper book reviewer checked out Jenny Block, and her heavily poly audience, at a public reading in Texas:

...Seated in a big circle, the diverse group of 40 listened as Block described the evolution of her 13-year marriage, which began conventionally and gradually evolved to include other loves....

A petite, confident woman who presented the topic articulately and with enormous wit, Block pointed to the hypocrisy of a society that prefers rampant cheating and lying and divorce to a paradigm shift that would acknowledge the simple and, she would argue, scientific fact that human beings are not naturally monogamous. (One benefit to her husband of their present arrangement, Block said: "He doesn't have to watch romantic comedies anymore." Presumably, her girlfriend doesn't find them a chore.)

Enthusiastic group participation made this an eye-opening evening. One woman volunteered that she is "married" to three other adults (a woman and two men, with whom she lives, along with the group's children), and that the four adults often sleep in the same bed. For her, more is more, she said, even if she has to hide her personal life from her employer and others....

Read the whole article; scroll partway down (Aug. 10, 2008).


Blogger Lucius Scribbens said...

A whole lot of nuthin' in that article.

August 28, 2008 9:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There is another good article and comments in "Frisky" from www.thefrisky.com a walk on the wild side. A lot of good comments. It's under 'First time for Everything, Polyamory'

September 01, 2008 11:02 AM  

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