"This is my poly dream: that every college student in America will know the word polyamory and what it means within five years." So declared Diana Adams at a Loving More conference 4¼ years ago. Since then, more progress has happened in this direction than I expected. As the poly universe grows, its average age is certainly trending down.I, too, witnessed Diana's passionate declaration that day. Are we approaching our cultural tipping point, or is it maybe not too far down the road? Time will tell. It's very exciting to think about that, it's what I've been committed to helping facilitate for a long time now, remarking from time to time that the completion of the societal legitimization of alternatives to traditional monogamy lies in the hands of younger generations. It's exciting to see that TNGers continue to find their voices and to be able to be a witness to that myself. More and more they are taking their power in hand and, in so doing, making a difference for all of us.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Polyamory - It's Not Just for Baby Boomers Anymore
In his most recent entry at Polyamory in the News, Alan quotes a college student: "Every time I turn around, I feel like more of my peers are entering open relationships." A 30-something family member of mine said the very same to me just a few days ago. Then Alan gives us a rundown of the latest poly news from college campuses. He also includes the following quote and comment: