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Solo polyamory means that someone has multiple intimate relationships with people but has an independent or single lifestyle. However, others practice solo polyamory due to circumstances. Polyamorous people who have recently gotten out of a serious partnership may practice solo polyamory for a time. This means that they do not currently have a partner but still identify as polyamorous. That means they are not single in the traditional sense of the word. So, they are single-ish.
Some people who practice solo polyamory may also practice relationship anarchy or non-hierarchical polyamory. They also create their own rules for each relationship. People who practice solo polyamory are not part of a committed partnership or multi-person relationship unit. It just means they don't live with romantic partners, and they tend to refrain from engagement and marriage. The escalator represents traditional relationship milestones and goals. It typically applies to heterosexual monogamous relationships.
Relationship milestones on the escalator that solo poly people may or may not participate in include:. Other types of polyamorous people who do not practice solo polyamory may or may not follow the escalator model. As with all different types of sexual orientationpeople develop their own beliefs, myths, and misconceptions about people who practice solo polyamory. These are a few.
While some polyamorous people avoid or fear commitment—similar to some monogamous one-partner people—most people who pratice solo polyamory live the lifestyle simply because it is best suited to who they are. Some polyamorous people believe that the lifestyle takes more commitment because it requires a lot of communication, self-reflection, and coordination with multiple partners.
Solo polyamorous people value their independence and enjoy spending time on their own, but are still committed to their partners. Solo polyamory does carry some stigma, even within the polyamorous community.
Some polyamorous people may say that solo poly people are not performing polyamory correctly. However, that is not true. Solo polyamory is a valid lifestyle. Both polyamorous and solo polyamorous people get to make their own relationship agreements. There is no single right way to do polyamory or solo polyamory. Instead of having a Single poly female partner—one that most closely resembles a traditional monogamous partnership in polyamorous relationships—some solo polyamorists consider themselves their primary partner.
They may be more focused on work, hobbies, or personal growth, than their romantic partnerships. Some solo polyamory practitioners have non-traditional non-romantic primary partnerships. It may be a roommate, a close friend, or a family member. These relationships are platonic non-sexual.
These solo polyamorists still have sexual and romantic relationships, but they build their life around their platonic relationship, not their romantic partners. They may not be solo polyamorous forever and may choose to get married or enter into a more traditional partnership one day. Having multiple relationships does mean taking precautions, especially if sex is involved.
These are a few things to consider. When you have multiple sexual partners, you may be at greater risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease STD. Make sure to practice safer sex using the methods you are comfortable with. Sexual Health Reference. Myths and Misconceptions About Solo Polyamory As with all different types of sexual orientationpeople develop their own beliefs, myths, and misconceptions about people who practice solo polyamory.
Myth: Solo Polyamorists Are Just Afraid of Commitment While some polyamorous people avoid or fear commitment—similar to some monogamous one-partner people—most people who pratice solo polyamory live the lifestyle simply because it is best suited to who they are. How Solo Polyamory Works in Relationships People who are solo polyamorous do have relationships, but they retain an independent lifestyle. Safety Advice and Special Considerations Having multiple relationships does mean taking precautions, especially if sex is involved.
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