Category Archives: relationship dynamics

Open, poly or just friendly?

Tiger Tale shares his views on sharing himself Let me start by saying I am ‘polyamorous’ (‘poly’ for short). According to Wikipedia: Polyamory (from Greek πολύ [poly, meaning many or several] and Latin amor[love]) is the practice, desire, or acceptance … Continue reading

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The ‘Perfect’ Relationship

Adventure Girl searches for her perfect match ‘I have to keep telling myself that while this relationship seems perfect, it’s an illusion.’ Like most people, when I first meet someone, I try present my best. I hide my fears and … Continue reading

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Where has all the love gone?

Tiger Tale laments the loss of lovin’ in the world of cyber sex Driving home from work a couple of nights ago, I was stopped at the lights, and when I looked to my left I saw a young couple at … Continue reading

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‘Of all the girls, I choose you.’

Adventure Girl puts the pieces together A while back I wrote a post on being THAT girl. Recently, and to my horror, I discovered I can be another kind of girl, too. The girl you see on trains with a … Continue reading

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Someone else’s slippers

Adventure Girl learns a lesson in friendship ‘Does this mean I’m dumped?’ In relationships, there are commonly accepted ‘rules’. There are statuses like ‘single’, ‘in a relationship’ or ‘f-buddies’. You form a ‘relationship’, you break up, and sometimes you make … Continue reading

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Bearded weirdness or ‘Playing Paddocks’

A lesson in mixing friends with Adventure Girl Remember that game you used to play as a kid, where you drew up a grid of dots, as big as you could make it, then took turns to connect them with … Continue reading

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When like meets like

Christine Priestly shares why you should never date a writer… Over the years I have watched lovers watch me ‘in progress’ during one writing fit or another. Working to deadline, real or imagined, letting my body moulder. During these fits, … Continue reading

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