Internet dating as a poly has taught me about ‘unicorns’

Value of interaction, and the things I want in life.

Kaitlin Fontana Updated May 1, 2018

Read Part we of Kaitlin Fontana’s series on non-monogamy right here.

About ten years ago, whenever my peers started flocking to internet dating sites like OKCupid and a great amount of Fish, we balked. If I couldn’t fulfill some body in real world, I was thinking, then why would I would like to satisfy them when you look at the insanity regarding the internet?

This aversion to online dating sites stayed intact for a very long time — through my serial monogamy years, once I had been mostly dating males we met through the comedy community (hanging when you look at the bar after programs is becoming a monument to “The Men We Have Touched”). But that changed once I made a decision to embrace nonmonogamy.

Ends up, it is very difficult to fulfill other monogamy-averse people IRL, without it being some type of odd meetup saved in A manhattan that is dark bar of weirdos, just like the Cantina scene from Star Wars but sadder and with nary a Han Solo found ( more about this in a moment).

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