“Because of YOU, I am pathetic.” The Blame Game

Ever heard this song by Kelly Clarkson? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra-Om7UMSJc I'm well acquainted with it.  Very recently, I had a part-time job in a furniture store where the soundtrack included this heartfelt number.  And every time that sad, pathetic piano music started up, I wanted to run into the manager's office and kick the stereo.  Many... many …

Economic Exodus – the answer to inequality

I’on know what you been seein’, but in the days following the murder of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the Dallas 5, I’ve witnessed an exodus. My Facebook newsfeed has been full of optimism and self-determination in the form of advertising. That’s right—advertising. My friends, colleagues, and acquaintances have been buzzing about the solution to …

Polyamory – Could YOU make the proposition?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rsCdxctICE ..."It means you're my husband... but ... I can have a boyfriend"... WHAT THE F%*K?   As sophisticated a presentation of open marriage as Enchant TV has provided so far, I still found myself squirming when Keena made that statement in the first episode of Compersion. It was perfect-- an elegant packaging of a …

Mo’nique and Sidney’s Open Relationship – How it goes down

You may have heard some rumors about which celebrity couples are/were supposedly in open relationships- Will and Jada, Brad and Angelina, Mo'nique and Sidney, Ossie and Ruby. Well, Mo'nique and Sidney have set the story on them straight. If you're late (like I was) and you still haven't heard, to answer your question, yes they …

Sneak Peak: Compersion, a seductive drama on Enchant TV

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsOd0huTRLI COMPERSION What is compersion? My understanding is that it is the opposite of jealousy. It is gaining a sense of happiness through witnessing another person's happiness, particularly a lover's...even if that happiness doesn't directly involve you. Advocates of open relating often cite compersion as one of the fundamental elements necessary to make such relationships …

Love is a Hormone Martini

I hate to break it to you, but, more than you may realize,  your feelings and actions are being dictated by a brilliantly-designed machine. That machine produces and responds to stimuli at amazing rates and may sometimes even seem to trap you in a never-ending cycle of biological cause and effect.  That machine is your …