Polyamory

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An extramarital relationship which is more driven by a desire to develop emotionally involved relationships with extramarital partners, than by physical gratification, the latter of which is commonly termed swinging
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I HAD NO IDEA WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS GATHERING OF SWINGERS, POLYAMORISTS, SADO' MASOCHISTS, TRANSSEXUALS, AND OTHER NONTRADITIONAL TYPES OF FOLKS .
Once we concede this, it becomes next to impossible to deny that same right to polygamists, polyamorists, or even cohabiting relatives and friends.
One of the early studies looking at the characteristics of polyamorists was conducted in by Walston (2001).
His search takes us through his own home and into the biology of sex, the history of patriarchy and the politics of monogamy where scientists, polyamorists, swingers, adulterers and Dhruv's loved ones become characters in this self reflexive narrative.
25) In the literature of sexual liberationism, a standard complaint of polyamorists and others is that self-styled "conservative" gay and lesbian activists are throwing other sexual minorities overboard by promoting the acceptance of homosexual relations by depicting such relations as governed by conventional norms of monogamy and sexual exclusivity.
The second film in the Tainted Love season is shot in the US, where polyamorists have even devised their a language describing things that aren't supposed to exist in the monogamous world: like "compersion", the feeling of joy you get when your partner makes love to another.
Assimilating another 'virtually normal' constituency, namely monogamous, long-term, homosexual couples, marriage pushes the queerer queers of all sexual persuasions--drag queens, club-crawlers, polyamorists, even ordinary single mothers or teenage lovers--further to the margins.
Because of this, polyamorists and others should be accepted alongside those with monogamous heterosexual and non-heterosexual relationships.
Young approvingly quotes David Boaz's suggestion that polyamorists wait to get legal marital recognition until "all special laws related to marriage [cease] to exist.
Assimilating another "virtually normal" constituency, namely monogamous, long-term, homosexual couples, marriage pushes the queerer queers of all sexual persuasions--drag queens, club-crawlers, polyamorists, even ordinary single mothers or teenage lovers--further to the margins.
Kevin was already involved in a support group for polyamorists - people with more than one lover - and Celine had been having an affair with another married man for several months when she met Kevin through a mutual friend.
302) These debates over marriage and its alternatives, which I have examined at length elsewhere, consider the interests of a wide range of people, including polyamorists, singles, committed friends, extended family networks, and many others.