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Sometimes I am very not nice about polyamory.

I’ve decided I don’t like the term “metamour” which is your poly lover’s other lover.

It’s too cute, too hipster, too “this is totally a legit lifestyle and to prove it we’ll throw out terms to freak the squares” hypocrisy.

I’ve been Poly for well over a decade, and I’d never heard it before last week. I suspect that’s the point. You’ve got to find a way to show that not only are you in a weird, freaky relationship style, but you’re in so deep you’ve named every cog and spring individually.

“Oh, metamour? It’s a really obscure term, you’ve probably never heard of it.”

Well sweetie, I knew polyamory when it was still a shitty garage band with only three members and went under the names “Free Love” and “Open Relationship” before forming the party you just Johnny-Came-Lately to, so kindly stop making the rest of us look bad. I’m trying to show these people we’re not all freaks and assholes.

There is a time and place for all opinions, and mine is that this word needs to be drowned in the toilet after being told that it forgot to flush.

September 1, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment