Posts tagged "polyamory"

Frisky Reads: The Game Changer By Franklin Veaux

I had no idea what I was looking for.
When I crossed traditional two-person, monogamous, till death do us part marriage off my Life To-Do List at 30, I didn’t…

Katie Klabusich | September 14, 2015 - 4:00 pm

We Aren’t Seriously Talking About Legalizing Group Marriage, Are We?

Aren’t race and trans* rights sort of bigger issues right now?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 9, 2015 - 10:00 am

True Story: Why I’m Almost Childfree By Choice

I never want to be a primary parent; I very much want to nurture and raise children as part of a committed family unit.

It’s alright if you…

Katie Klabusich | May 11, 2015 - 1:00 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

The Soapbox: Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether Campaign Erases My Family

Sheryl Sandberg’s new #LeanInTogether campaign makes me want to lean out and run as far away as I can from her brand of “feminism” as fast as my feet will carry me.

Katie Klabusich | March 6, 2015 - 1:00 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

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

True Story: My Husband Is Bisexual

In private, my husband, Paul*, has started referring to his sexual orientation as “Results-Oriented.” As in, he doesn’t care what gender his sexual partners are if they can get the…

Amanda Goldberg | August 21, 2013 - 12:00 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

Anderson Cooper Demystifies Polyamorous Parenting

In case you were curious about how polyamorous relationships work in practice, especially when a child is involved, Anderson Cooper got up close and personal with a triad on his…

Ami Angelowicz | December 9, 2011 - 2:20 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

“Goddess” Rachel Oberlin Defends Charlie Sheen’s Polyamory

“I’ve always felt that a man should be able to be with as many women as he likes. I’ve never had the opportunity to share that with any man before…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2011 - 3:40 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

Valentine’s Day Must Be Hell For The Polyamorous

It’s hard enough scrambling to find Valentine’s Day gifts (especially if you’re a cheap and lazy lover), booking reservations for a prix fixe dinner, and trying to make the night…

Ami Angelowicz | February 9, 2011 - 3:40 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

Dear Wendy Updates: “Worked Up” And “Twice In Love” Respond

Thanks to reader ACooper’s suggestion, we now have a new feature called “Dear Wendy Updates,” in which people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they…

Wendy Atterberry | June 18, 2010 - 12:00 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

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