Polyamory - Communication & Consent!
What does a Polyamorous relationship mean?
Polyamory is a form of consensual non-monogamy. Consensual non-monogamy involves relationships consisting of more than 2 people, with the approval of everyone in the relationship.
It is a common misconception that polyamory people are cheating in their relationships. It isn't considered cheating because cheating involves deception and betrayal, whereas in a polyamory relationship everything should be communicated openly.
There can be many varieties of polyamorous relationships. Sometimes they are hierarchical, and other times they are non-hierarchical; some polyamorous relationships decide to have a "Primary" partner, while others don't.
If you decide a Polyamorous relationship is right for you, it is important to know that they rely on heavily on open communication and trust! So always ensure there is open communication with everyone involved!
Meaning Behind the Polyamory Flag Colors.
Blue stands for openness and honesty amongst all partners.
Red stands for love and passion.
Back represents solidarity with those who must hide their polyamorous relationships from the world.
Golden "pi" symbol represents value that is placed on emotional attachment.