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You’ve reached a unique and intriguing destination for original relationship stories pertaining to Ethical Non-Monogamy and Conscious Polyamory.
All of the content on The Free Love Diaries is organized into a story or author format that will allow you to accompany the writers on their epic journeys to expansive love.
Wild Woman: A Polyamory Memoir by Audrey Perris
A modern fairytale by of emotional, erotic, and existential healing through the freedom of love beyond two. Follow Ella, a fiery, passionate, possessive, and newly divorced single mother down the rabbit hole from monogamy to communal polyamory.
What begins as an experiment in drawing outside the conventional lines of love transmutes into a fantastic journey towards rekindling her sensual fire, revitalizing her motherhood, rebuilding the family tribe, redefining sisterhood, and unapologetically reclaiming her feminine wildness. Warning: this is not your classical storybook version of “happily even after”.
What follows is the recounting of a real modern fairytale of unexpected emotional, erotic, and existential healing through ethical nonmonogamy.
“I knew right away that you were it for me, there were no reservations or second thoughts, I saw you and in an instant knew in my bones, my soul had known your soul lifetimes ago.” ~ Beau Taplin 2016 – Present Day – Age 36 I looked down at my hands gripping my...
“Can I come in?” asked Claire, my beloved sister-in-law. I beckoned her inside once I peeled myself off the ceiling. Claire was a sister beyond marital formality; she and I were soul sisters in humor, spirit, and heart. I had the privilege of watching her grow from a...
Throughout my life, I would occasionally experience a strange sensation upon encountering certain people for the first time. It was an eerie tingling; a prickle across my skin like a wayward ant at a summer picnic. A muted voice would whisper, “You will know them.”
Insightful and heart-centered perspectives from a real live conscious polyamorous man. Kai is also the dashing hero in Audrey Perris’s online memoir, Unfenced.
I was committed to the same lovely woman, happily and monogamously for 18 wonderful years. Nonetheless, as in many marriages, things came up that could not be reconciled. As such, we chose to consciously uncouple close to 3 years ago. We are...
This essay is a companion to my love's Letter To The Woman Whose Man I'm Sleeping With. Both letters were inspired by the exquisitely vulnerable essay "A Letter To The Women Who Sleep With My Man" by Wilrieke Sophia. Dear Brother - I am in joy. I am also scared....
Nonmonogamy Essays, Commentaries, and Musings
Thoughts from the site authors and fearless readers on their own journey as it relates to expanding their definition of love.
The mere thought of opening up your existing relationship can be terrifying. That is not how I entered the world of consensual non-monogamy, but in my first marriage it was an idea we’d considered to solve for our waning intimacy. The mere thought of opening up was...
This post is a loving response to the exquisite and vulnerable “Letter to the Women Who Sleep with My Man” by Pure Wilrieke.