ZAPoly Discussion Topic : Definitions

What is love? What is a relationship? What is sex? What is dating? What is friendship? Unknowlingly having different definitions of the same terms can cause problems. Let's explore our definitions. Notes from a discussion.

How do we define sex?

Scarleteen article about defining sex
We have individual definitions of sex and this means we need to be specific with the definition especially in a poly relationship

Making out vs. sex (safer sex agreements)

The following are examples are what some people may define as sex while others may choose to place into the making out category The distinction between making out and sex is very personal and partners should discuss these things beforehand to avoid conflicts from different understandings.

How do we define cheating?

What is a relationship and what is friendship?

What is dedication?

What is Honesty?

-- South African Polyamory

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