So, A Little History…

The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress cover

I first heard about polyamory as a teenager, in the various writings of Robert Heinlein.

From the line marriage (& other forms of non-monogamy) in The Moon is a Harsh Mistressto Stranger in a Strange Land, I, at age 14 was exposed to the idea that love did not necessarily mean monogamy. Of course, as a geeky, nerdy, shy young man, the idea of even one love in my life seemed far fetched.

Fast forward to the end of my first marriage. (No, this is it a story about what went wrong with my first marriage, it’s a story about how I got to where I am now). I started moving in several different social circles, and started meeting people outside my previous comfort zone. Continue reading