I have several thoughts running around in my head that I need to write down so I’ll remember to explore them more fully later.
First—the lessons you learn from bad relationships. That might be long, considering the fact that the author has been through three divorces. That thought process was sparked by a brief discussion with sambear about what a warning sign it is to us when someone has an LJ filter set up so that hir SO(s) cannot read some of hir posts, but others can.
Second—because we’re poly, overtures of friendship are too frequently interpreted by people to mean something sexual instead of the genuine and simple “I’d like to get to know you better” that they are. Honestly, folks, our dance cards are full—we are NOT coming on to you. We may flirt, we may want to get to know you better—but we are not, in fact, trying to get into your pants.