#open blog.

A multimedia blog project centering non-monogamy, polyamory, and non-traditional relationships.

  • Why Should Dating App Users Pay For Safety Features That Don’t Actually Work?

    Why Should Dating App Users Pay For Safety Features That Don’t Actually Work?

    While companies profit off of women’s very real fears of assault, little is being done to actually reduce violence against women.


  • We Got Attacked By A Bat! How My First Full Swap Swinging Experience Got Spooky

    We Got Attacked By A Bat! How My First Full Swap Swinging Experience Got Spooky

    When my first-ever full swap experience turned a bit frightful, I knew I had to save this odd story for October.


  • Looking For Sober Date Ideas? My Partner And I Took A Yoga Class With Goats

    Looking For Sober Date Ideas? My Partner And I Took A Yoga Class With Goats

    When yoga came up as a possible date activity, and I was tasked with setting it up, I went for the quirkiest option I could find, and that happened to be goat yoga at Bradley Mountain Farm.


  • We Chatted With 4 Real #open Users About Dating And Non-Monogamy

    We Chatted With 4 Real #open Users About Dating And Non-Monogamy

    The team at #open is constantly blown away by the array of diverse humans that are swiping, connecting, and dating in-app. We want to share more about our vibrant community, so we’re continuing our Faces of #open campaign.


  • Dating IRL During the Summer Of COVID-19

    Dating IRL During the Summer Of COVID-19

    Boldly asking potential dates what their recent exposure looks like, if they’ve been wearing masks, and whether they’ve taken appropriate distancing considerations when in public has become my new standard.


  • 10 Reasons Why Sex-Positive Moms are Badass AF

    10 Reasons Why Sex-Positive Moms are Badass AF

    Congrats, you’re now a M.I.L.F. You’re not afraid to join the ranks of Stifler and Stacy’s mom’s.


  • My Long Distance Bae And I Made Pervy Paintings Virtually #isoDating

    My Long Distance Bae And I Made Pervy Paintings Virtually #isoDating

    There’s something extra flirty and fun about setting up your date night with a little bit of planning and kink involved.