Opening Up About Love: For Nylon Mag

When I first pitched this piece to NYLON, I framed it as a “tongue-in-cheek piece introducing the reader to polyamory.” It’s safe to say that I was in a pretty light place—work was okay, I felt good about my personal life, and, creatively, juices were flowing. As soon as I attempted to write though, a million mental and emotional barriers sprung up. First, I actually Googled what “tongue-in-cheek” meant. The words ”insincere” and ”sarcastic” were the first two to pop up. Fuck that, I thought; being insincere on this matter is the last thing on my mind. What I was trying to achieve instead was a warm yet much-needed approach to continue the conversation on what I call open love, better known as polyamory. ----> continue reading on Nylon.com

ILLUSTRATION BY JIHYANG LIM

ILLUSTRATION BY JIHYANG LIM