So many people are scared of commitment and being official that they remain in label-free relationships with multiple people, continuing to flirt and keeping multiple romantic interests or exes on the side.
There are also plenty of people, predatory in nature, who’ll have no qualms overstepping boundaries to pursue your potential love interest.
In actuality, the first rule in Polyamory Club is open-communication.
Appropriating the term when actually just “playing the field” is uncouth, and leads to used people and hurt feelings.
Having met someone I genuinely liked who liked me in return, I felt like I was finally living a fairy tale. I’ve never been afraid of putting myself out there, but at what cost?
The only kinds of relationships I’ve successfully maintained are one-night stands and weeklong relationships, the rest being nothing more than prolonged bouts of insecurity-induced delusions of grandeur.
From my experience, no, especially with social media having a hand in how we communicate with one another.
Dating in today’s world is comparable to an extreme sport.
Finding someone willing to focus on one relationship at a time has become challenging, or damn near impossible.This blurring of relationship lines has led to mainstream dating culture bastardization of the polyamory lifestyle.Sleeping around and covertly dating more than one person does not a polyamorous relationship make.Nowadays, it’s far more likely that Tom would’ve been too busy swiping through her Tinder than actually looking up across the bar.Dating online has made its way into the fabric of normal courtship and has since monopolized the market. From online dating to dating apps, the detached forms of forming connections have all but ruined ones chances at finding deep connections.