Accept and Acclimate: A Blog Entry by B. Osten (March 5, 2013)
"My partner and myself are literally 'polar' opposites. ... Because of this strange phenomenon our worlds were turned upside down. In order for our relationship to survive this new dawn, we had to learn to coexist, so to speak."
Discovering Me: A Blog Entry by Tree Alexander (February 1, 2013)
"I'm a nonconformist to the core. A cisgender pansexual polyamorous individual. ... It all comes down to becoming comfortable in my own skin, with my own beliefs, without feeling like I have to appeal to others' ideas of identity and relationships."
Studying, Not Fuckin ...: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (August 28, 2012)
"I wasn't at school to fuck anyway, I was there to learn. I had decided that I didn't need the lovin to be extra good, cause I just might not get any work done. But I was still in that phase where I was lookin for someone to love me."
Who Stays ... Who Goes ...: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (August 21, 2012)
"It's amazing how resilient women are; we take that licking and keep right on ticking. We bounce back and bounce back and bounce back, but I wonder what part of us we lose when the ball goes down before it comes back up?"
I Remember the Lovin ...: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (March 9, 2012)
"If truth be told, if I Loved me instead of the Lovin, I would have passed on anything that didn't lift me, renew me and celebrate me. ... I remember that a good fuck got me HIV and Herpes and long after the Lovin was gone, I was left fighting for my life, for the rest of my life."
Memoirs of a Valentine; for Those Who Love and Have Loved: A Blog Entry by Kevin Maloney (February 12, 2012)
"You know that one box we all have with pictures, notes, etc. from our ex's? Every couple years or so you'll open that box, because you remember how happy you were at that moment in time, and you need to read the notes to reassure yourself you are still that same person, that you are still loveable and deserve love again."
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