open relationship

"The Goldfinch" actor is currently dating his high school sweetheart.
Men and women who date people in open relationships tell us what it's like to be a "secondary."
"Either it sucks and the two of us go home and have sex with each other, or it’s awesome and the three of us go home and have sex with each other.”
Many people don't want to lose a relationship that they have so much invested in, so they try and keep their secrets close. While it seems devastating when it is revealed, lying can offer an opportunity for couples to go deeper and understand where each of them stands, and what each of them really needs in the relationship.
“You have to make sure your marriage is something that brings both of you back home."
To begin honest outsourcing takes an acknowledgment that no one person, or relationship, can ever fulfill all of our desires or needs, nor should we want it to. Most people already acknowledge this in one way or another, but when it comes to outsourcing sex or romance many folks feel threatened.
Whenever we talk to anyone about non-monogamy, the first question we always get is "Yes, in theory, but do non-monogamous relationships really work?" The simple answer is yes.
The belief that a lifetime of monogamy is the only way sets people up for a lot of pain and failure, as even most monogamous folks (a few unicorns aside) will generally have more than one partner in their lifetime.
Christo and I were each other's "number one" for five years; then we were "exes with benefits"; now we are "friends for life." The majority of my best friends are my former partners and lovers. This surprises some people.
We're protecting our own feelings by putting up the same fronts that are basically shoved in our faces. In plain terms -- if they're cold, then be colder. If they're smart, then be smarter.
Ricky reveals a new housing complex in Brooklyn specifically for polyamorous lovers.
I love the idea of polyamory. I've hung around poly communities, and helped scores of poly people with their relationships over the last 10 years of a 22-year career in counseling/coaching. But I have a fundamental concern...
"There's one thing we know about relationship sex -- the longer you're in a relationship, the less sex you're going to have
Full Segment: Monogamy is the norm in our society, but some contend that promiscuity is the more natural way. Could open relationships be the answer to longer lasting relationships?
How do you meet other couples who might be interested in having sex with you? Finally, the research team found that every
The actress' comments may have made headlines, but the Smiths are hardly the first superstar couple to deal with open relationship
Dan Savage coined the term "monogamish" to describe his relationship and others that do not exactly conform to the rigid construct of monogamy. As someone who believes that rigidity is at the heart of most, if not all, psychopathology, I was intrigued. It spoke to me.
And yet. We still can’t imagine how this works in practice, when the husband in question is already jealous and insecure