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They’ve been together for six years, and their relationship has been open since the birth of their son four years ago. I knew an open relationship was his preference, but we kept ours closed, and I never felt pressured. While breastfeeding an infant, I didn’t want to be responsible for my partner’s sexual needs.I was more than happy to open our relationship, and I was able to separate the emotion from his physical need.We expected to have emotional growing pains as feelings came up that we hadn’t anticipated.But neither of us was prepared for how complicated our lives would become from a scheduling perspective.I have a standing date with my boyfriend, A., for Saturday evenings.Toward the end of each month, we sit down with our calendars (Google for A., an old school planner for me), and we schedule our dates for the upcoming month.
No matter how carefully plans are made, they can be derailed in very polyamory-specific ways.
My boyfriend is on a tight budget (never-ending home renovations and supporting a partner in grad school), so we tend to do a lot of budget-friendly activities: going for walks around the lakes, watching movies in the park, baking cookies, wandering around the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
If one of us was uncomfortable with how much money the other was spending on another relationship, we would certainly bring it up.
Last month, I was planning to spend the night at my boyfriend’s house while his partner was out of town with one of her other partners.
The getaway got canceled due to a last-minute illness, leaving me and A.
without a place to stay and thwarting my husband’s plans to host his FWB at our place.