Author Archives: SoManyHandles

About SoManyHandles

30-something female, intent on living life.

Love and the adventure of defining it

Subtitled: Love… I do not think that word means what you think it means. To start, thank you, ex-girlfriend.  My gratitude is multi-faceted. One, thank you for being ex. Two, thank you for keeping it short. I didn’t have the energy, … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder…

So, my new goal is to transform me into the right beholder.  I need to accept who I am and learn to love myself for being me. In this vein, I am going to piggyback on an idea I got … Continue reading

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Weakness – A Rant

While I do not think that the person behind the message intended to get me as rampant as he did, I was really bothered with the idea that polyamory is a wise choice for relationships, because, well, humans are weak, … Continue reading

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Review of “Spiritual Polyamory”

Spiritual Polyamory by Mystic Life There are plenty of reasons to appreciate this book, to read it with an open mind and to think about the ways in which you live your life. There are plenty of moments which caused … Continue reading

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Review of “The Polyamorists Next Door”

The Polyamorists Next Door by Elisabeth Sheff What I believe to be the first book of its kind, The Polyamorists Next Door looks at a growing relationship style, the benefits and risks associated with it, and what it means to a … Continue reading

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Book Reviews

I read.  Not as much as I think I should these days, but I do read a fair amount… and I’m working to keep better tabs on what I read to fulfill my needs for escapism and education. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Polyamory and Swinging and Defining “Open”

I was asked on okcupid recently about the difference between swinging and polyamory. The gentleman who asked the question identifies on the profile as single, and looking for a long-term relationship, but who would not be interested in dating someone who … Continue reading

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