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Her one requirement is simple: "I just want to be accepted for who I am." You can do that, right? You can't move forward into thinking about all the very new (and sometimes very old) alternatives to monogamy if you don't first confront your own feelings on the topic.Stephen wants "freedom, honesty, fun [prayer hands emoji]." His girlfriend already has two other lovers and a child, and Stephen has some time on his hands. And as for who you are, well, "I've got an open heart and open mind [smiley blush-y emoji]," he says in his profile on Open Minded.com, a site helping these and other nonmonogamous people find one another. Like, why do you think your relationship should be just two people?Of course, I wanted to know more about this new site, as well as some of the other websites out there for people in more flexible monogamous relationships or what I call relationships in this age of "new monogamy," so I asked around.Brook Urick, PR Manager for the company, admits the site Keep in mind, half of the members that join the site are single and the other half already coupled. Open Minded is a new online dating website for, both, men and women who are in open relationships and looking for outside partners.But nonetheless, they're sneaking around, engaging in extramarital affairs.
Acknowledging this inevitability means my boyfriend and I can deal with it from within our relationship instead of pretending we’ll only ever have eyes (and maybe hands and lips and everything else) for each other.2.There are open relationships, in which a primary couple seeks outside sex or companionship but always returns home to each other.There are swingers, who experiment with other couples, often together or somehow equally.You will be attracted to people outside your relationship Having an open relationship has never been my goal, but I’m not going to bury my head in romantic sand.
The truth is that staying monogamous is a challenge.
I can’t count the number of times I heard “You’re wasting your time” or “You’ll never meet anyone else.” But buoyed by the confidence and happiness that comes from a healthy relationship, I was more able to recognize and accept the right guy when he came along.