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Our Marriage Survived — And Thrived — When We Opened It Up
This polyamorous woman invited a third person into her marriage — and her home.
Am I Close-Minded for Still Believing in Monogamy?
Writer, Lover & Recovering Overthinker
You like them. They like you. Boom, it’s done. Seems so simple right? Yeah it did, but as our culture and society continues
Sandra Ramos O'Briant
"Damn, I've been having trouble with my cell. Why did you call?" "Oh, really." He was flattered by her exuberance. "My home
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If You're Thinking About An Open Marriage, Consider This First
More partners, more problems?
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I’m In An Open Relationship, And There’s Absolutely Nothing Wrong With It
Author and comic artist
What I am about to say is probably going to earn me a lot of hate.
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How I Told My Husband And Boyfriend I Love Another Man
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
Sex and the Single Married Man
Four-Time Author, Longtime Writer, Actor, and Pug Lover
Nowadays I'm bombarded with date and hook-up requests from devoted, loving, legal male partners with children and country homes and happy Instagram holiday photos, and an appetite for single-man sex as big as their stock portfolios. But is it worth it?
10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives Updated for 2016
Joe Kort, Ph.D.
Certified Sex and Relationship Therapist
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.
Top 10 Reasons for Being -- and Staying -- NON-Monogamous
Em & Lo
The Emily Posts of the Modern Bedroom
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.
This Is the Opposite of Jealousy
Regardless of its origin, the word compersion, currently still unknown to most people, seems to describe the experience of
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In Defense of Monogamy
Author/Life Coach/Creator/Writer for
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.
Why I Choose An Open Relationship
Writer. Lover of Wine. Creator of terrible by-lines
I'm not saying that an affair does not leave serious emotional scars which may potentially rival the physical scars that result from abuse, but so do a number of other things one person can do to another over the course of a marriage.
An Introduction to Outsourcing (Not the Donald Trump Kind)
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.
Sex Therapy and Relationship Coaching
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.
Open Relationships: What the Real Rules Need to Be
Washington DC psychologist
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."
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Torn Between Two Lovers? The Spiritual Path to Choosing Both
Author of The Master Communicator's Handbook, and co-owner of ...
5 Things You Should Consider Before Starting An Open Relationship
3. Non-monogamy can affect your children -- but not necessarily negatively Swinging doesn't have a lot of impact on children
What These Students Have Learned About Sex After 4 Years Of College
Caitlyn learns from college students what they’ve learned about sex after their time in college.
OpenMinded Helps Users Find Open, Polyamorous Or Non-Monogamous Relationships
James Michael Nichols
Interested users can join OpenMinded as either an individual or couple and navigate the members already signed up for the
Poll Reveals Americans' Feelings About Open Relationships And Sex Parties
While there were many surprises at the event, co-hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson were perhaps most intrigued to discover
How to Be a Lesbian: Our Burning Questions Answered
I've been learning how to be a lesbian lately, because my boyfriend and I opened our relationship last year. Ten productive months into being a sometimes-lesbian, I still have a lot of questions. So I reached out to Natashia Mower, this lesbian I know personally, to set me, well, gay, I guess.
Sex, Intimacy, and Being Gay
J Nelson Aviance
Opera singer, author and PhD student in musicology/cultural st...
Sex seems central to intimate and romantic relationships. If it is a means of intimate communication, and communication is the secret to a lasting and healthy relationship, why don't we gay men talk about it that way more often?
Why Polyamory May Be The Answer To Your Dating Woes
"Most people don't know there's an option," said Trask. "We live in a monogamous culture that is 'monocentric' and tells
Monogamy Not Your Thing? Here's Why You Should Consider An Open Relationship
Take Robyn Trask, for example. Trask, the executive director of Loving More, explained in a HuffPost Live conversation that
CULTURE & ARTS
Enter Into The World Of An Open Relationship With These Intimate, NSFW Portraits
Navigating the ins and outs of an open relationship can be a difficult task, attempting to determine the actors, settings
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