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Married With A Toddler, I Appear Straight. I’m Finally Ready To Stop Hiding My Identity.

The author wearing her homemade Pride headdress of two rainbows
“In the last decade, there’s been another piece of my identity that was keeping me in the closet: I’m polyamorous. For me, being poly means that my husband and I share a lifelong commitment to one another and to our family. We also date other people and embrace the possibility of love outside of our marriage. Polyamory provided an additional layer of invisibility. While I’ve dated more women in recent years, to the outside world, I still seemed very straight because I was keeping my poly life private.”