Advice for the Newly Non-Monogamous

5 things you should know

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My journey to non-monogamy, specifically polyamory, as a relationship orientation and lifestyle has been one of the most rewarding of the many I have undertaken. I believe I have learned more about myself, who I truly am, than ever. I have developed lifelong skills that help me navigate complex relationship structures. I am not perfect — far from it, and making…




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E. L. Byrne

E. L. Byrne

World traveler, memoir writer, lover of all things relationship- ENM Twitter: @ELByrne1

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