If Not Romance
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If Not Romance

The One Thing That Killed my Otherwise Perfect Poly Date

I’m very aware of subtle body language — it turned out, he was not

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Last night I went on a second date with Theo, the guy who, after I realized he would only be in my city for a short while, I decided might still be a fun summer romance, even if I am ultimately hoping to find a long-term partner.




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Anne Shark

Anne Shark

Polyamorous and sex-positive essayist, poet, and over-thinker.

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