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Monogamous Marriages

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

We have to ask ourselves whether monogamy is a natural instinct in us or a social construct devised to protect and regulate the institution of heterosexual marriage.

The Real Culprit Behind Infidelity

Tracy Schorn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

I'd like to give a shout out for monogamy. It's really been maligned of late, called "unnatural" or worse -- hegemonic and bossy. It gets blamed for infidelity and divorce. Oh the Terrible Societal Pressure of Monogamy!

An Invisible Man

Patrick RichardsFink | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Patrick RichardsFink

I'm a middle-aged white male college student. Happily, authentically, monogamously married to a person of another gender for over 20 years with a teenage child. And I am queer. Bisexual, to be precise.

But If Eric Is with... Then Why Can't I...

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

I have welcomed Eric's recent marriage to Patricia with an open heart. At the same time, Eric has been understanding of my need to live a long distance away and find other partners, despite ongoing arguments.

Is Monogamy in Marriage Unrealistic?

Alison Patton | Posted 07.23.2011 | Divorce
Alison Patton

After years of handling divorces, I thought nothing could shock me. And then a client told me about Ashley Madison, the website for "The discreet who want to cheat."

It's Not Just Tiger: Monogamous Marriage Is An Anomaly

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

The modern institution of marriage, so ardently fought-over by activists across the country, is a historical anomaly that has never taken seriously in the past, and is unlikely to work in the future.

The Business Of An Open Relationship

Tango | Dan Eldridge | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Carrie and I made the decision to spend the rest of our lives together. But because we've decided to do so without getting legally married (see Marria...

Marriage, Minus The Monogamy | Dan Eldridge | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Our hero gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, a friend of a friend who just so happens to hate the concept of marriage, and who prefers the conveni...