Tag Archive for 'Compersion'

On Threesomes

by Jason Stotts I’ve written about having sex with more than one partner before, which I call polysexuality  (or non-monogamy), and I think I’ve covered it pretty thoroughly.  However, recently a friend of mine was asking me about threesomes and I realized that this discussion was very abstract and while it dealt with the same […]


by Jason Stotts Compersion is a word commonly used in polyamorist and swinger circles.  It means, roughly, the ability to derive pleasure from your partner’s pleasure.  However, from an etymological standpoint, the word is absolute nonsense – an utter abomination of a word.  The prefix “com-” mean “with” or “together,” the prefix “per-” means “through,” and the suffix […]