BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//wp-events-plugin.com//6.4.8//EN TZID:America/New_York X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/New_York BEGIN:VEVENT UID:7487@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20241017T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20241017T203000 DTSTAMP:20240416T155810Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/poly-group-discussion-2024-10-17/ SUMMARY:Poly Group Discussion – Via Zoom DESCRIPTION:**This group meets virtually on Zoom for accessibility. For add ed security we ask that community members email us at: supportdesk@thedcce nter.org \, and we will provide you with the Zoom link to join the meetin g.**\nPull up your chair and bring your steaming hot cup of tea—whether it’s your literal beverage of choice\, or the topic you’re dying to di sh about! Every third Thursday of the month\, we’re coming together in t his inclusive\, welcoming\, virtual safer space to talk all things polyamo rous. The rapturous\, the confused\, the pure YIKES\, we want to hear them all.\nYou are invited to join us no matter where you are on your nonmonog amy journey\, whether total newbie or world-weary old-timer\, single or po lysaturated. Although this group’s focus is polyamory\, we welcome peopl e practicing any flavor of consensual nonmonogamy—including monogamous p artners of polyamorous people. If you’re wondering whether you’re “n onmonogamous enough to count”\, the answer is YES you are!\nAfter a quic k review of our group agreements and a round of introductions\, we’ll op en the floor for discussion. You can ask your burning newbie questions\, g et advice on a thorny situation\, share your heartwarming or heartbreaking stories\, ask for resources\, or get clear on the new terms the kids are using these days. Not sure what to talk about? We’ll have chat prompts t o prime the conversational pump. This is your space for community\, connec tion\, and support.\nThis meeting is a partnership between the Center and  The Pincus Center for Inclusive Treatment &\; Education\, a queer/tra ns-centric mental health wellness practice that specializes in nonmonogamy \, kink\, body affirmation\, and neurodiversity. Your host is Rebecca Ros e Vassy\, a sex and relationship coach/educator with The Pincus Center who has been part of the queer and nonmonogamous communities for nearly three decades. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/ 11/Polyamory-Tea-House-Discussion-Group-Banner.png CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Poly LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York X-LIC-LOCATION:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20240310T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE END:VCALENDAR