This polyamorous woman invited a third person into her marriage — and her home.
You like them. They like you. Boom, it’s done. Seems so simple right? Yeah it did, but as our culture and society continues
More partners, more problems?
What I am about to say is probably going to earn me a lot of hate.
I had a confession to make. To my husband, Alex, and our boyfriend, Jon. I was pretty sure I was having an affair, and I
I am about to publish a revision of my first book. It's been 13 years since the first edition of 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Improve Their Lives was published with Alyson Books. That doesn't seem like a long time, but a lot has happened.
Monogamy has had its turn, so let's give non-monogamy a chance. In a culture dominated by fundamentalist religious values, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the chorus of slut-shaming that arises when the topic of simultaneous multiple partners comes up.
I can sit down with my husband and have a conversation about our need to be in an open relationship, so we can both enjoy all of the rides at Adventureland, as Davey Wavey suggests, or we can decide to have healthy boundaries that move us both towards closer intimacy and monogamy.
In all relationships, we are in an ongoing negotiation of desires, boundaries, and capacities. Each of us needs to honor the other's desires and be as honest as possible about our own, knowing that we will sometimes feel disappointment in the face of differences.
When people consider opening their relationship, they focus more on the benefits than the challenges. They think, "surely we should be able to do this and keep our relationship safe and secure."
3. Non-monogamy can affect your children -- but not necessarily negatively Swinging doesn't have a lot of impact on children
Caitlyn learns from college students what they’ve learned about sex after their time in college.
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