You Don’t Have to Own Your Feelings

There’s a fine line between a partner requesting personal responsibility and manipulation.

Inês Rôlo
Polyamory Today
Published in
9 min readDec 29, 2019

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

‘Own your feelings’ is a heavily triggering sentence for me. I had it thrown in my face when I was in deep pain. It was a sort of motto in my poly family and something I would go back to when everything else failed. This sentence always felt so wrong to…

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Inês Rôlo
Polyamory Today

Book witch, feminist and queer femme writer. I write fiction and essays on identity politics, relationships and queer experiences.