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Name:Miss Maven
Birthdate:Jan 1
Location:Dallas, Texas, United States of America
I have been open to multiple relationships since a very young age. I was exposed to the idea that there were options other than monogamy when I was ten and my parents admitted that they had an open marriage.

But society tends toward a very Christian and monogamous mindset. My first forays into non-monogamy weren’t very successful. I didn’t have any healthy examples, or a community to lean on. I’ve since found both of those. But I remain very closed lipped about my lifestyle.
This blog is to help me find peace and acceptance in being open about my life and lifestyle, as well as share knowledge I've learned along the way.


Helpful links:
More than Two - Fraklin Veaux's Site
Glossary of Poly Terms from More than Two
Polyamory, Loss, and the Superhuman Soul

Recommened Books:
The Ethical Slut, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love
by Janet W. Hardy, Dossie Easton
https://www.amazon.com/Ethical-Slut-Third-Practical-Relationships/dp/0399579664

Polyamory in the 21st Century: Love and Intimacy with Multiple Partners
by Deborah Anapol
https://smile.amazon.com/Polyamory-21st-Century-Intimacy-Multiple/dp/1442200227

Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships
by Tristan Taormino
https://www.amazon.com/Opening-Up-Creating-Sustaining-Relationships/dp/157344295X

More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory
by Franklin Veaux, Eve Rickert
https://www.amazon.com/More-Than-Two-Practical-Polyamory/dp/0991399706

Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships
by Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha
https://www.amazon.com/Sex-Dawn-Stray-Modern-Relationships/dp/0061707813

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