open relationship

How Sleeping With Other People Makes Me Love Being Married

“Do you think I’m the kind of person who can pull off saying the word ‘lover’?” I ask my husband over coffee one Thursday morning a few weeks ago. I…

Pop Sugar |

Dealbreaker: He Didn’t Tell Me He Was Engaged Until We Were About To Have Sex

Mike* added me on Facebook and struck up conversation the day after our mutual friend – who was under the impression that we were both single and searching – set

Sarah Griffin |

10 Celebrity Couples In Open Relationships

According to The National Enquirer, Rachael Ray’s husband, John Cusimano, is a regular patron of an exclusive, members-only NYC swingers club called Checkmate. What a great name, by the way. But…

Ami Angelowicz |

Girl Talk: My Adventures In An Open Marriage

I am in an open marriage. I know what you are probably thinking because, the first time a friend said this to me, I quickly felt myself growing judge-y. My…

Rachel White |

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 |

The Official Map Of Non-Monogamy

Click here for the full image.This map of non-monogamy makes me understand why so many people subscribe to monogamy … it’s way less complicated. I am going to go study…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

9 Celebrity Couples In Open Relationships

Lately, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher have been ultra affectionate in public, trying to show the world that their marriage is not in danger amid rumors that Ashton cheated on Demi with a 21-year-old named Brittney…

abarlow |

First Time For Everything: A Polyamorous Relationship

I really didn’t know what polyamory was until I fell into it at 27. I was arguing one day with a couple I’d been sleeping with for about a month,…

Anya James |

Mind Of Man: Polyamory Is Not For Everyone

“Open relationships” are like snowboarding. There are people who can do it very well. And then there are people like me, who will end up breaking something. I was in…

John DeVore |

Open Marriage Benefit: A Three-Parent Household

Sometimes I forget things. I don’t mean my keys or why I went into the kitchen, although I forget those too. I mean I forget bigger things. I forget to…

YourTango.com |

Newsweek Spreads The Polyamorous Love

I think there is a polyamorous trio living in my apartment building. A man and a woman live together, with their dog, two floors above me; on my floor there…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Dealbreaker: The Polyamorous Guy

I am 30 years old, single, and have been that way for a while. As I approached the big 3-0, starting around mid-28, I began to panic about my singlehood,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

How To Juggle More Than One Lover

You’ve got a whole lot of love and you want to give it away to every Tom, Dick and Mary! While swinging around town, perking up your love life with…

Simcha |

Polyamory Gets A Guidebook

Shortbus, Swingtown, Kinsey, the media does a great job of making polyamory seem sexy. After all, who doesn’t want to get the most bang for their buck? Open relationships sound…

Simcha |