At the time, we were still trying to be polyamorous -- having realized we were in love, but also dubious of monogamy -- and while the endeavor made us both uncomfortable we were also both deeply invested in seeking an arrangement that suited us. And part of that entailed being honest about the need for varied sexual attention.
Coincidentally, Adam is also neighbors with Ben and Miri.
Now, since I've moved in with Adam, we're all neighbors.
I've only seen Ben once, fleetingly, in the market. It's the most overtly sexual life choice I've ever made, and it's fun. Or rather, like an immature asshole, I stopped returning text messages.
There's a circular bed under one of the bay windows. On the windowsill next to me, my tea casts a shadow on the glass. Nor do I completely understand the reason for having the circular bed in their living room. He was curious about the mechanics of our encounters, down to the smallest detail, and not for the reasons I initially suspected. Ultimately, I learned, it was his way of trying to understand my desires.