Of course, you can’t have consensual non-monogamy without consent.
These tips can help your conversation: It’s honorable if you want to avoid hurting your partner’s feelings, but keeping your true feelings to yourself won’t help set up realistic expectations.
You might picture a romantic relationship as two people committed exclusively to one another — also known as monogamy.
Consensual non-monogamy, on the other hand, involves relationships with more than one person, with the consent of everyone involved.
If you’ve got the capacity and interest for emotional connections with multiple people at once, that’s a good sign for your ability to practice polyamory.
Different people have different reasons for choosing polyamory — so what about it interests you?