Having cameras in our home, (and especially in our bedrooms) became a powerful spiritual practice that allowed us to better observe the ego.
When a handful of lovers agree to join us in this conscious experiment, the result was alchemy that inextricably bonded everyone involved.
#5 I now live in a home with my Poly family of choice.
” The first season of Showtime’s Polyamory Series: Married and Dating has aired and I’m reflecting on how the show impacted me personally, as well as society as a whole.
I had fun creating a “top ten” list of how this series changed my life: #10 I now own a TV, subscribe to premium cable, and actually know how to work the DVR.
#9 I put more effort into how I dress when I leave the house.
I may not have paparazzi following me, but on more than one occasion when crossing the street to get to the grocery store, I’ve heard “I love your show!
” Admittedly, I value sex, a lot, and as a sex educator I likely have more of it than the average poly person.
By design, this show is late-night, adult-programing, so it might focus on us making out for a disproportionate percentage of our 13 minutes, but where else does the American public get to watch real people who love each other make love without guilt, or shame?
:) #8 Average people are hearing about Polyamory, and getting a sense of what it means.
After 15 years of practicing poly, one gets a little annoyed with the two part question: Poly what? I know, I know, there is no such thing as a stupid question, but there are only so many times you can maintain a sweet tone while saying “No, I’m not Mormon.” And no, it has nothing to do with Polyplastics, polytechnic or even polyester.
I’m working hard to have compassion for those who seem to have no idea how the media works.