Obligatory Honesty in Polyamory

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ineteen years in polyamory have taught me many things, but perhaps the most common misconception I have encountered with past partners revolves around honesty. Honesty, above all things, seems like it should be black or white — you are either honest about your intentions, relationship structure, other partners, and ethics, or not. Honesty can also be complicated; does the omission of truth mean someone is dishonest? I have had some…