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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"It's been very moving because so people have to hide the way they "Obviously, some people haven't as nice, but I want to live in world where people can be polyamorous without fear."
What about the average man or woman in society who has no desire to be involved in the adult film industry, but these same men and women do maintain an enthusiastic desire to engage in promiscuous and/or polyamorous sexual activities with members of the opposite sex or members of their own gender?
Author Jillian Deri presents students, academics, researchers, and general interest readers with an examination of the phenomena of jealousy and compersion as expressed in the polyamorous relationships of queer women.
I wanted to see whether this could be something.' Jane, who is also bisexual, says, 'I'd never experimented with polyamorous relationships but with Adam and Brooke, it felt so natural.
When I represent a parent who is polyamorous or otherwise nontraditional, I can often predict the outcome of the case based on latitude and longitude as a proxy for the social values of an area.
Love's Refraction: Jealousy and Comparison in Queer Women's Polyamorous Relationships.
There's a lot more espousing than exposing in his newest work, "The Qualms," which puts an investment banker and his wife at a "polyamorous" swingers party, where the banker soon begins manifesting his sexual repression and conventional views.
Although mainstream Judaism does not accept polyamory, some people do consider themselves Jewish and polyamorous. Sharon Klein-baurn, the senior rabbi at Congregation Beit Sirnchat Torah in New York, has said that polyamory is a choice that does not preclude a Jewishly observant, socially conscious life.
* want your partners to engage in a relationship, and specifically a polyamorous relationship, of their own free will
One of these is referred to as Group Marriage or polyamorous relationships.
London, Aug 19 ( ANI ): Monogamy has become outdated and "polyamorous" relationships, involving multiple partners, could become the new normal, according to a BBC investigation.
As well as examining relationships on her show, Geldof looks at alternative lifestyles, including cougars - that's older women who like younger men - and Charlie Sheen-style polyamorous couples - who have more than one intimate relationship at a time with the consent of everyone involved.