Posts tagged "monogamy"

Girl On Girl: Questioning Monogamy

I’m a hopeless romantic, but in the last six months, I’ve had a drastic shift in what love means to me. I’ve let go of the idea that love is…

Morgan Cohn | April 21, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Girl On Girl: The Myth Of Lesbian Bed Death

One of the things about being a little different from society’s standard is that you tend to seek out and consume the kinds of things that you see your reflection…

Morgan Cohn | April 14, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Dater X: To Bang Or Not To Bang?

In the lifecycle of dating, there’s a black hole smack dab in the middle of “I’m talking to someone” and “He’s my boyfriend,” that I like to call Exclusivity Limbo.

Dater X 2.0 | August 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Cameron Diaz On Monogamy: “Everyone Will Be Cheated On”

“Everybody has been cheated on, everyone will be cheated on. I can’t fix that, I don’t know how, I don’t have any judgment on anybody, I don’t know how to…

Ami Angelowicz | March 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Ethan Hawke Is Not So Keen On Monogamy

“My relationship with my present wife [his children’s former nanny, Ryan Shawhughes] is thrilling to me and I’m committed to it. But neither she nor I know what shape the…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Lisa Ling Explores Non-Monogamy In OWN’s “I Love You & You … & You”

I’m cautiously optimistic about the next episode of “Our America,” Lisa Ling’s docu-series on the OWN network, in which she discusses families/couplings who are non-monogamous. I’m pretty psyched anytime that the…

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 1:20 pm

The Soapbox: In Marriage Equality, Three Shouldn’t Be A Crowd

When a public notary in Sao Paulo, Brazil, authorized a civil union between one man and two women, neither she nor the triad expected to make headlines. Now, three months…

Carrie Nelson | September 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Should Cheaters ‘Fess Up Or Take It To The Grave?

You know how the worst kind of parent will be all, “Oh, you couldn’t possibly understand what it means to truly love another human being until you have a child…

Andrea Grimes | July 26, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: In Praise Of Monogamy

Recently my husband and I went on a double date. We met my friend Kate and her husband Bear, at a German Beer Hall. I hadn’t met Bear, and I…

Rachel White | November 2, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Mind Of Man: Sure, Monogamy Is Unnatural

My lady friend asked me if I thought it was “absurd” to want to be monogamous with someone and I immediately told her that I did not think it was…

John DeVore | September 1, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Always Ask The Big Questions

Can you see yourself with him forever? I asked myself just, oh, the other day.Yes. Yes I can. I had asked this question of myself a few months ago too,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 5, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Soapbox: Why I Must Consider Non-Monogamy

The other day, I was talking to one of my lesbian friends about the difference between gay and straight relationships. “Being a straight woman, who may want to get married…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 5, 2011 - 2:00 pm

The 9 Types Of Pre-Exclusive Relationships

One of the most frequently asked questions in the world of dating has got to be “If they’re not your significant other, than what the hell are they?” Well, pre-exclusive…

Scott Alden | June 29, 2011 - 11:00 am

Monogamous Sex Is Best For Society, Says Conservative Dude

With so many points of clarifications that we could use from social conservatives — Single motherhood is bad! But so is abortion! — one would think The New York Times’…

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Delusion Does A Happy Marriage Make

A new study conducted at the University of Buffalo found that the secret to a happy marriage is being slightly delusional about your partner. Researchers found that those who tend…

Ami Angelowicz | March 7, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Why Smart Women Fail At Relationships

When I first met my husband Noah ten years ago, if you had met me, you would have thought to yourself, “Now here is a smart woman. She’s getting her… | March 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Top 10 Surprising Ways To Get A Guy To Commit

At first, dating expert Rori Raye’s ideas about how to get a man to commit seemed counter-intuitive: Don’t be his girlfriend? Don’t try to win him over? But then we… | February 26, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Why Don’t Men Settle Down?

Last week, Jennifer Doll offered a familiar lament in the pages of the Village Voice: “Dear Single Women of NYC: It’s Not Them, It’s You.” Though her focus is on…

Hugo Schwyzer | February 17, 2011 - 5:00 pm

What Does It Mean For A Relationship To “Work”?

My Tuesday evening ritual consists of the following: an hour and a half of yoga and meditation, followed by a hot bubble bath, in which I either drink a glass…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 16, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Jon Hamm Continues To Be The Perfect Man

“Marriage doesn’t mean anything to me. It’s more for their families than for the two partners, so I’m not gravitating towards it. I’m very loyal, I’ve never strayed, and never…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm
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