February 16, 2013

Polyamory May Be Good for You

Stephanie Pappas, Scientific American

AP Photo

On Valentine's Day, images of couples are everywhere. They're buying each other diamond rings, making eyes over expensive restaurant meals and canoodling over chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne. But two-by-two isn't the only way to go through life. In fact, an estimated 4 to 5 percent of Americans are looking outside their relationship for love and sex — with their partner's full permission.

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TAGGED: Sexual Revolution, Relationships, Monogamy, Polyamory


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