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Metamour Day is February 28!

Nicole Kay with Dark Rose Press is the winner of NCSF’s Metamour Day 2022 Contest!

Help celebrate Metamour Day on February 28th by sharing the graphics submitted this year, along with Metamour Day cards by Anna D. Hirsch in English, Spanish, French, Norwegian, Maltese, German, Italian and Hebrew that are posted in the left-hand sidebar.

Metamour Day was created to honor the relationships between you and your metamours, however that might look. It is not about forced compersion. It’s about communal appreciation within our family structures and modeling positivity to the world around us. Metamour Day is a recognition of the unique and special relationships between metamours.

l Día de Metamor es una forma de apreciar el papel especial de un Metamor, la pareja de tu pareja, y de reconocer el impacto benéfico y de apoyo de la no monogamia en nuestras vidas colectivas. Se trata de una apreciación comunitaria de nuestras estructuras familiares, en lugar de una compersión forzada (lo opuesto a los celos, es una reacción emocional positiva a la otra pareja de un ser querido).

2022 Metamour Day Graphic Submissions

Submitted by the Porn Directory to celebrate Metamour Day.
Nicole Kay with Dark Rose Press also submitted this version of their winning graphic.
Submitted by Anna D. Hirsch – with many more new cards on their dedicated Metamour Day page.

Have a Question for Metamour Day? Use our form in the right-hand sidebar to ask!

Check out our video: What is a Metamour?

Metamour Day Archive

NCSF Proudly Launches Metamour Day! by NCSF

Happy Metamour Day! by Tikva Wolf, Kimchi Cuddles

Celebrating Metamour Day by Intimacy ConAmore

Delighting in Your Beloveds’ Other Lovers by Dr. Elisabeth Sheff, Psychology Today

February 28th is Metamour Day! And metas in the media. by Alan, Poly in the Media       

Happy Metamours’ Day! But also sometimes not by Alana Phelan, The Polyamorous Librarian      

Happy Metamour Day! by Kae Burdo

Do poly families have to live together? by Cunning Minx and Lusty Guy, PolyWeekly

Help, I Don’t Like My Metamour! What to Do When You Don’t Like Who Your Partner Dates by Paige Turner,

Guest Contributor Edition: “A Letter to My Metamour” by Andre Shakti/guest, I am poly and so can you

Metamour Troubles and Struggles by Multiamory Podcast            

What’s a Metamour? by Aggie Sez,

Metamours: The Partners of Your Partners (And Why You Should Invest in Them) by YesYesNonMono     

Some noteworthy definitions pertaining to Metamour Day:

  • Polyamory: the philosophy or state of being in love or romantically involved with more than one person at the same time with the knowledge of all involved.
  • Metamour: The partner of one’s partner, with whom one does not share a direct sexual or loving relationship.
  • Compersion: A feeling of joy when a partner invests in and takes pleasure from another romantic or sexual relationship. Commentary: Compersion can be thought of as the opposite of “jealousy”; it is a positive emotional reaction to a lover’s other relationship. The term was coined by the Kerista Commune.