Author Archives: SoManyHandles

About SoManyHandles

30-something female, intent on living life.

The old “New Life Starts Today” post

All of us have had this day, some of us (cough me cough) too many times to count on all of the digits of people who have ever visited our home. So, why is today any different? Because,  it’s also … Continue reading

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Review of “The Good Divorce”

The Good Divorce was in my library from the days obtaining my Bachelor’s with a minor in critical family issues, at a time when I was sure that my fiance and I were destined to be together, forever. Now, nearly … Continue reading

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What is marriage

Kamela Dolnova wrote an article about what marriage means  in today’s world, and how it is necessary to define this for yourself. http://www.examiner.com/article/adjusting-expectations-what-does-marriage-mean-anyway?CID=examiner_alerts_article Given that at this point in time, it feels as though my marriage is in for a redefinition, … Continue reading

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Travel to Atlanta Poly Weekend

On my way to Atlanta with part of my family, to enjoy Atlanta Poly Weekend. We will be stopping in Knoxville for the night, and as excited as I am for the convention, I am exhausted of the rain. I … Continue reading

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Compersion whiplash

So, my paramour husband has a brand new girl in his life.  She’s darling and cute; we have a lot in common – like writing and type A personalities. I can’t wait to get to know her better. The four … Continue reading

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The pain of love lost

Polyamory is a more painful experience than most newbies can possibly realize.  And when the newbies don’t realize it, the old-timers can get crushed, too. I have, as long as I can remember being coherent about relationships, believed that love … Continue reading

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On Expectations and Reactions

Yashar Ali posses a good question to us all.  Does teaching children to be kind to women so as to not upset them cause more damage to the perception of females than it causes respect to women’s wishes? My further … Continue reading

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