monogamy

I Asked My Boyfriend To Sleep With Someone Else, And It Was Fantastic For Both Of Us

I found myself capable of deriving sexual pleasure from my boyfriends’ experience. I’ve since read this feeling is called “compersion.” Compersion is defined by the urban dictionary as the “feeling

Rosebud Baker | August 22, 2016 - 7:04 pm

Shirley MacLaine Dishes On Her Open Marriage

Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine has rarely held back, whether it’s writing about reincarnation and past lives to wild sex tales, and her latest revelation is no different. The badass 81-year-old…

Jenni Miller | March 18, 2016 - 6:00 pm

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
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