Poly Cocktails, a monthly New York event, is a hub for people who are polyamorous, and Narratively went to the rooftop lounge at The Delancey on Manhattan’s Lower East Side to bring you some of their stories.

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Polyamorous People #4: “When I Show Up at These All-White Events and I Feel Uncomfortable, I’m Not Quiet.”

A happy husband and boyfriend on how ditching monogamy made his marriage succeed — and why people of color often feel unwelcome...

Polyamorous People #3: “I Experimented with Monogamy. It Was Torture.”

A mother of two on building a rock-solid relationship with her devoted husband...while dating fifty or so other people.

Polyamorous People #2: “Once You Start Questioning Gender, Other Things Fall Down Like a House of Cards”

A transgender New Yorker on life in an all-queer, all-poly Brooklyn group house, and on the alarm spreading through their...

Polyamorous People #1: “I Tried to Live Without Men, and I Tried to Live Without Women. I Couldn’t Do Either.”

An enlightened bisexual man on the search for the perfect ménage.