In Romantic Relationships, You’re Either a Spark-Chaser or a Long Burner.
Sara Lynn Michener
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I really like this article — though wish there was more acknowledgment that it’s not necessarily binary and people can embody both — partnership and openness (or maybe a replacement of ‘monogamists’ with partner-oriented folks). I understand that monogamy and what I would call ‘relationship anarchy’ are pretty opposite, though there is a third way (and really many other ways) where folks have committed long-term partnerships where they are building something larger and are not in the every-2-year in-love cycle, yet also make space (through negotiation, honesty, and fiercely loving integrity with their partner) to explore and find that ‘spark’ with others.

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