One of the things on our “To Do” list for my visit with Ann was to have the relationship talk. Yeah… I wasn’t really looking forward to that one.
Ann and I have a problem, none of the general relationship statuses work for the two of us. Monogamous, non monogamous, polyamorous, etc. No matter what we tried someone was going to start chaffing.
Open – At our distance, open makes sense and that’s what Ann needs right now. I’m fine with open but Ann was really hurt when I went out during our open phase, which was why we switched to closed until my August visit.
Closed – A closed relationship at a distance? Yeah, that could be problematic. I can do closed but Ann just got out of a rough, 15 year marriage and needs her freedom.
Uneven – Ann open, me closed. During my marriage, I was cheated on several times. I need an honest, up front and even relationship. Continue reading