Polyamorous and Quarantined: How Are These Couples Making It Work?

“Self-isolating isn’t easy for anyone, regardless of the number of partners you have. It goes against human nature, and it’s taking a toll on our mental health. But when you’re polyamorous, you don’t just have to navigate the feelings of one partner, you have to consider the needs of multiple. This can prove challenging when you’re self-isolating with one lover and not the other(s). It can be even worse when you’re the one who’s self-isolating alone. Or, like with Simon, the dynamics grow complicated when all parties are suddenly together 24/7, an abrupt change in pre-COVID-19 boundaries.”