This week’s Poly Weekly #217: Do the math.

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0:00 Introduction and host chat
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[Rough show notes; full show notes to come]


  • Poly research study: University of Michigan is seeking participants 18 and older, healthy, not using hormonal medications (e.g. the Pill). A compensation (up to $80) is offered for the time. They are looking for: Heterosexual or GLBQ individuals in relationships; individuals in relationships with multiple people, or in
    polyamorous relationships; women and men. This study involves: completing questionnaires (e.g. background, health, social variables, & personal sexuality); and quick & easy saliva research samples. Contact Sari Van Anders, PhD at
  • Vicky Rose speaking on polyamory in Madrid, October 27th. Facebook group here
  • Poly Family Weekend, Sept. 17-19, 2010
  • Know a poly-friendly professional who’d liked to be listed? Visit Joe Decker’s Poly-Friendly Professionals list and click “submit a link”

Facebook now offers a poly-friendly relationship status app!

Topic: Term for craving affection?
Ideas for a term for craving hugs, snuggles and affection? Let me know!

Topic: Do the math
From the Universe of Discourse, the stable bipartate matching problem.

Happy Poly Moment
This week’s is from the forums.

Feedback: PW 214: Objectumsexuals
Woman who married the Berlin Wall
Japanese men and their pillow lovers: NYT article and one with pictures

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  1. “Ideas for a term for craving hugs, snuggles and affection? Let me know!” — Personally, I use (and am) “Touch Whore”. πŸ™‚

  2. the facebook link appears to be broken πŸ™

  3. Cunning Minx November 13, 2009 at 9:01 pm · ·


    “Touch whore”–I like that because it doesn’t imply immediate need, just overall need. πŸ™‚

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