and Berlin is My Primary Partner

The Reichstag from the Spree River, Berlin- Picture by Author

I am polyamorous. That means I am open to having more than one committed romantic relationship at a time. For me, this also encompasses random sexual encounters, play partners, and a higher priority than societal norms placed on my platonic friendships. (For every polyam person, how they define their relationship…

7 Things People Don’t Like to Talk About When it Comes to Anal Sex

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After almost two years with very few sexy times in the “back,” I am finally back in Berlin (see what I did there?!) where my partner and I share not only a non-traditional relationship but a pretty non-traditional sex life too. Until this week, I couldn’t remember the last time…

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Thump, thump, thump. Blood pumps in her ears and her chest cramps in pain. Legs burning, she races up and down and up and down dark deserted streets. Sweat drips down her face, burns her eyes, becomes salty brine on her lips. She keeps going. A maze of glass and…

Enjoying a spring night of solo travel

Cuenca and the little cafe below the domes — image by author

I walk down the street, cute cotton skirt flipping up a bit in the wind. The breeze feels good on my legs, exposed to the elements for the first time in months, it makes me feel happy to be alive! As I walk down the avenue, the old colonial building…

Polyamory allows me to jump into love in so many different ways, and despite the pain, it’s all worth it

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I’ve had the idea for this post about the risk of love for a while, but since today is Valentine’s Day and I have a little time to sit here and write, I figured now was a good time.

A stone’s throw from Jerusalem
I walked a lonely mile in the…

E. L. Byrne

World traveler, memoir writer, lover of all things relationship- ENM www.elbyrnewriter.com Twitter: @ELByrne1 https://medium.com/@elbyrnew

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