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Ghosts of Boyfriends Past

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Scott and Amy are married. Scott and Amy also have other partners. Plural. So what does this mean for them? Do they get jealous? How did they get here? And most importantly: how on earth do they juggle several partners when Liz is exhausted by the idea of one?

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Scott calls himself an ethical non-monogamist. Amy says she's a relationship anarchist. They've been married for 20 years, and they also have other partners. Plural. So what does this mean for them? Do they get jealous? How did they get here? And most importantly: how on earth do they juggle several partners when Liz is exhausted by the idea of one?

Scott and Amy Driscoll are Brisbane performers with groups such as Act/React and Impro Mafia.

Below are some terms discussed in the episode.

Polyamory

Polyamory is the practice of, or desire for, intimate relationships with more than one partner, with the informed consent of all partners involved. It has been described as "consensual, ethical, and responsible non-monogamy".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyamory

It is just one type of ethical non-monogamy and can be interpreted very differently by different individuals.

Poly-saturated

Amy’s term for maxing out your dating capacity. “I’ve deleted all my dating apps. I’m poly-saturated at the moment and have no time to see anyone.”

Multiamory

An excellent podcast offering new ideas and advice for multiple forms of love: everything from conscious monogamy to ethical polyamory and radical relationship anarchy. Some very intense deep dives into communication.

https://www.multiamory.com/podcast

The Ethical Slut

First published in 1997, The Ethical Slut discusses how to live an active life with multiple concurrent sexual relationships in a fair and honest way. Discussion topics include how to deal with the practical difficulties and opportunities in finding and keeping partners, maintaining relationships with others, and strategies for personal growth.

Relationship Anarchy

… is very hard to define succinctly. Values include self-direction, removal of default relationship hierachies and allowing relationships to progress without expectations around a set of progressive stages (see "Relationship Escalators").

The manifesto is here : https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/andie-nordgren-the-short-instructional-manifesto-for-relationship-anarchy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relationship_anarchy

Unicorn Hunters

A married couple looking for a hot bisexual woman. This is one of the most sought-after arrangements when a couple new to polyamory looks to open their relationship. Couples usually discover such a woman is almost impossible to find. This Web site explains why.

https://www.unicorns-r-us.com/

Comics!

Kimchi Cuddles (https://kimchicuddles.com/) is an easy way to access more information on the topics of unusual buy healthy relationship dynamics and good communication.

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