Our relationship is open, and the open-ness is grounded in total honesty with one another. We’re very communicative with each other and we share everything. I think that’s the way you gotta do it. I can’t speak for anyone but myself, and there are a million ways to love and be in a relationship,” Palmer said. “But fundamentally, I think if you’re going to have a really, truly loving partnership, you have to be completely transparent, communicating and sharing everything. Neil and I fall more and more in love with each other every day, and I think part of that is because we encourage each other to say more, share more, to peel ourselves open to each other in the middle of the night when the day is done and the real talking happens. It’s not always easy, the peeling sometimes hurts, but the deep love it fosters is clear to see.

Modern Poly: Amanda Palmer on Non-Monogamy  

I had no idea. I’m trying to live with a poly philosophy in a wonderful monogamous relationship. TALK to each other. Say the hard things and work together to heal the fall-out. Take the path of pain and work through uncomfortable situations. Be radically honest. Be vulnerable. Love without fear.

(via everybodytosafety)

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