open relationship

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

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 | March 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

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 | February 28, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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 | January 26, 2013 - 12:00 pm

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 | July 28, 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 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 | October 21, 2010 - 6:15 pm

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 | October 7, 2010 - 4:30 pm

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 | April 30, 2010 - 4:00 pm

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 | January 6, 2010 - 3:00 pm

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 | August 29, 2009 - 4:00 pm

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 | July 30, 2009 - 5:00 pm
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