Ena Dahl

A conversation about toxic monogamy culture | Part one

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Last week, I was surprised by a message from a friend’s husband; a pushback against an Instagram story I re-posted, highlighting the meaning of toxic monogamy culture. The list had spoken to me as an epitome of my previous marriage and I felt compelled to share:

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Every single cell in the human body replaces itself over a period of seven years. That means there’s not even the smallest part of you now that was part of you seven years ago.

— Steven Hall

It’s been seven years and six weeks since I married the man I…

Regular Newsletter | Updated 25.10.2021

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Hi there! First, I want to thank you so much for being here—I appreciate you immensely.

About me

I’ve been a storyteller of sorts my whole life. Starting as a graphic designer, I moved into creative/art direction, set dressing, event styling, and more. …

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In the words of my favorite erotica writer Anais Nin: “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” And what better part to relive than our sex-lives?

I do love writing about sex and sexuality, but it wasn’t until I sat down to complete this list…

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Over the last year, I’ve written many stories about my experiences in a relationship with a verbally abusive narcissist, as well as my process of healing and dealing with the aftermath.

Through this process, I’ve connected with many who share similar experiences, in search of resources to make sense of…

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I have an embarrassing admission to make: The guy I wrote about a few weeks ago—the one who asked to skip the condom on the first date—also hadn’t gotten inoculated…yet.

How did he end up in my bed, you may ask? I really don’t have much to say in my…

A conversation about toxic monogamy culture | Part two

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Yesterday, I posted part one of my reflections on a conversation I had with a friend’s husband who called me out as a hypocrite for challenging toxic monogamy culture on social media.

To recap, the man was of the opinion that I shouldn’t be allowed to promote polyamory since I…

Ena Dahl

Multidimensional creatrix & muse seeking to unite sexuality & spirituality, instigate alchemical healing & ignite the wild (wo)man | enadahl.com

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