The Polyamorous Community On How Lockdown Has Impacted Their Relationships

As Ryan suggests, focus on reflecting on how each of your dynamics work and not on comparing yourself to others. “We can compare and reflect on each other’s ways of coping for sure, but I do think taking an organic approach to finding what works for each dynamic is important,” he says. “Rather than reading about other people’s experiences and putting questions to [poly] forums, I personally get a lot more out of directly communicating to my partners about my feelings and needs.”