Polypuddle

Polypuddle (noun) – A group of three or more lovers relaxing after an intense physical or emotional experience.

Example

After the polypile the entire polycule collapsed into a polypuddle.

Polycutie

Polycutie (noun) – When a pair of lovers come upon a shared lover in a high state of adorability.

Example

Chris says to Dennis on encountering a reclined Dottie, “oh look at that polycutie.”

Metamorsel

Metamorsel (noun) – A metamour you find particularly attractive.

Example

Chris is in a romantic relationship with Diva. Dennis is also in a romantic relationship with Chris. Diva looks like a very hot metamorsel in her purple corset.

Paramour

Paramour (noun) – A lover. In polyamory you may have a romantic relationship with one or more lovers. Those lovers may or may not have romantic or platonic relationships with each other.

Example

Chris is in a romantic relationship with Dottie, and Chris is also in a romantic relationship with Dennis, Dawn, and Diva. All of them are Chris’ Paramours.

Metamour

Metamour (noun) – Your lover’s lover. In polyamory you may have a romantic relationship with someone who has more than one ongoing romantic relationship. Someone that your romantic partner is in such a relationship with, but you are not, is a Metamour.

Example

Chris is in a romantic relationship with Jenny. Diva is also in a romantic relationship with Chris. Diva and Jenny are just metamours.

Polyamory

Polyamory (noun) – The practice of having, or being open to having, more than one romantic partner. Polyamory is typically characterized as consensual non-monogamy, where all partners involved enter into the arrangement as an explicit choice.

Example

Dennis is married to Dawn, but also is romantically involved with Chris. Dawn has full knowledge of the relationship between Dennis and Chris and Chris knows that Dennis and Dawn are married.

External Links

Polyamory on Wikipedia

Compersion

Compersion (Noun) – The state of being happy for another person’s happiness. Often used to describe being happy at seeing one’s romantic partner experiencing happiness with other partners.

Example

Chris and Dotty are romantic partners. Dotty is also romantically involved with Stan. Chris feels compersion when he sees how happy Dotty is with Stan.

External Links

Compersion on Wikipedia