Tuesday, 13 November 2007

Tips for welcoming the polyamorous to church

Ed: This is not a spoof - at least I don't think it is! Polyamorous people are those with more than one 'partner'.)

  • Say “partner or partners” instead of “couple.”
  • Support multiple-person commitment ceremonies.
  • Ask a poly person about his or her life. Ask about the person’s partner(s) as a way of affirming the importance of those relationships.
  • Speak up if someone reveals an irrational fear of polyamory. Be aware of subtle and institutional forms of discrimination against polyamorous people.
  • If polyamory brings up strong negative emotions for you, gently explore those feelings by talking with someone you trust.’ Read more

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