I Cannot Say I Love You.

Sway Montgomery
Ethical Non-Monogamy and Poly
5 min readJan 8, 2024

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He knew what I meant.

He being Marc, my boyfriend of seven months. I’m laying here now, neck deep in the white hotel sheets we just spent all evening in. He’s barely gotten home to his wife, and I’ve texted goodnight to my own husband, Avery. I’m only 40 minutes from home, but the hotel is a mere ten minutes from work, where I need to be tomorrow, versus nearly an hour if I were to go home.

So I’m staying.

One reason? I’m tired. The afternoon was spent wrapped up in sex, which with Marc, is oftentimes exhausting. His libido is nearly…

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Sway Montgomery
Ethical Non-Monogamy and Poly

I was a baker, a cookbook author, a follower of the rules. Now I am following my passion for sharing and exploring all the rules I should have been breaking.