Poly Means Many

a group blogging project on the subject of polyamory

Category Archives: Communication


Perhaps rather predictably, the topic that the Poly Means Many bloggers have chosen to begin the new year with is… resolutions. Even for those of us who think you should … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Coming Out

Do the people you work with know that you are poly? Do your family know? How about your wider friendship group? Chances are that every poly person will answer yes … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Relationship significance

April’s topic is a very interesting one to those in non-traditional relationship set ups. How do you go about showing others, or each other, how significant a relationship is if … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What being poly has taught me

This month, the Poly Means Many bloggers have chosen to discuss what being poly has taught them. It may be nothing – it may be everything. Having polyamorous relationships can … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Meeting your needs

This month is all about being a bit selfish. Not in a bad way, of course, but it can be all too easy for poly people to spend so long … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 2 Comments


This month’s topic is another that centres around a specific aspect of communication – negotiation. Whether we realise it or not, we’re all negotiating as part of our relationships with … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 1 Comment


To begin the second year of the Poly Means Many project, we have chosen to write about something that is often considered to be the most important part of polyamorous … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Labels and hierarchies

For October’s topic we’ve chosen to write about the tricky subject of labels¬†/ hierarchies. It’s an unavoidable part of discussing non-monogamous relationships, but one which has the potential to divide … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Day to Day

For June, we decided to cover a potentially rather dull topic. This month, the Poly Means Many bloggers have chosen to explore how non-monogamy affects our day-to-day lives. Is our … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Rules and Boundaries

Four months into the project and, for May, we decided to write about relationship boundaries and rules. What you’re allowed to do, how you negotiate and communicate that,¬†plus whether or … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment