In Europe: "How to love more than one person without cheating on anyone"
A news site in Brussels "aimed at providing the latest breaking news on welfare policies" in Europe and the U.K. presents this brief article. I'm posting it partly for the cute illustration, uncredited on the site but by artist Stasia Burrington in Seattle. She sells fine wall prints of it.
How to love more than one person without cheating on anyone
By Ilaria Lonigro
“Polyamory represents the most advanced point of developed societies.” The economist Jacques Attali, former adviser to two French presidents, François Mitterrand and Nicolas Sarkozy, is convinced of it.
But is it possible to love multiple partners without betraying anyone? Yes. You just have to get rid of exclusivity and monogamy, with total transparency and without hypocrisy. This is the basic concept of polyamory....
The degree of transparency and privacy is decided together in polyamorous relationships. You can share all your most intimate information or set a limit. That’s why “polyamory is also called ethical non-monogamy or responsible non-monogamy,” says Jade Jossen, who lived between Bologna and California, where she teaches courses on the subject. She explains: “Of course jealousy exists. I get very jealous. But it’s something you have to work on to feel more confident.”...
The rest of the article (July 24, 2015). The writer is Italian; the article also has an Italian edition: Come amare più partner senza tradire nessuno.
Huh. So I went and commented on the post with a request that they credit Stasia, and they deleted my comment--and replaced the illustration. I guess crediting artists is just too hard?
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