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Jul 3, 2017

What do you do when your partner dismisses your shit-owning?

0:00 Introduction and host chat

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1:00 Announcements

We’ll be at Poly Dallas Millennium next month

1:20 Poly in the News

Wait for the second date to reveal you’re poly? From Savage Love

4:30 Topic: when owning your shit isn’t enough

Listener A writes in to ask when owning your shit isn’t enough—how about treating your partner with compassion and care. Sometimes, people use “own your shit” to mean “I don’t want to do the work that a healthy relationship requires.” Where is the line between owning your shit and being compassionate and caring for your partner?

Relationship Bill of Rights

12:45 Feedback

  • A listener calls in to ask why women can have friendships with women but men can’t have friendships with men
  • Queen of Sodomy calls in from Iceland to question if the poly folks should join the GLBTQIA community

20:15 Happy Poly Moment

Ivan called in with a HPM about kids meeting metamours

21:45 How to make this podcast better

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