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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

Dating Don’ts: How To Approach An Open Relationship

Consider the open relationship. Maybe you’ve always felt constrained by a traditional relationship, and known that you could happily be with more than one person. Maybe your partner brings it…

Megan Reynolds | September 30, 2014 - 12:30 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

Yes, Newt Gingrich Is Really Icky — But Let’s Not Demonize Open Relationships

Marianne Gingrich, ex-wife of Republican presidential wannabe Newt Gingrich, will appear on “Nightline” tonight and dish the dirt on their marriage, which ended after Marianne was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis…

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2012 - 4:20 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

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

I Want To Have A Four-Way

Sometimes I get to watching shows about polygamy and find myself imagining for a moment what that would be like. If I don’t feel like cooking, no problem! A sister…

The Stir | December 26, 2010 - 8:00 pm

My Husband Wants To Have Sex With Other People

My husband casually mentioned some people he knows at work who are swingers. He brought it up matter-of-factly, but I detected a note of serious interest! Could my husband actually…

The Stir | December 16, 2010 - 9:45 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

Dear Wendy Updates: Newly Single Responds

In a new(ish) feature called “Dear Wendy Updates,” people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After…

Wendy Atterberry | July 16, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Not Sold On Monogamy

I was sitting around talking with some single ladies the other night. The topic du jour was the very popular “What are we looking for in a relationship?” I listened…

Ami Angelowicz | June 3, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’ve Fallen In Love With Another Man”

I am a 28-year-old married woman, who has been with my husband for 10 years (married for two). Last year my husband confessed that he had a “hot wife” fantasy…

Wendy Atterberry | May 25, 2010 - 3:00 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

Quickies!: Heidi And Spencer Have A Santa Threesome, World Recoils In Horror

On an “impromptu photo shoot,” Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt showed how much they’re in love by making out while Heidi sat on Santa’s lap. [Popbytes]
So you thought having…

Annika Harris | December 15, 2008 - 10:00 pm

Friday Quickies!

Want to date Brad Garrett? He’s putting together an online series where he goes on blind dates with 10 women? [Tango]
Don’t get to worried if your boyfriend is moving…

The Frisky | June 13, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Frisky Chatter: Dish From The Frisky Forums

So this weekend, while you’re waiting for everyone to arrive at your green party, or you’re twiddling your thumbs until the Bust Craftacular starts, or you’re counting the seconds until…

The Frisky | April 25, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Love 101: Can You Forgive A Cheater?

At this point, it’s redundant to dissect the various political sexcapades of late (although, if you can’t get enough, there’s a great new book of um, politician erotica out called…

Erin Flaherty | April 17, 2008 - 2:00 pm