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Monogamous Relationships

Why Modern Monogamy Has Failed, And Where to Go From Here

Eric Barry | Posted 02.18.2014 | San Francisco
Eric Barry

Most people say they find open relationships unappealing or even ethically wrong. Why is it that an open relationship, in which two consenting parties have agreed to have multiple partners, is less accepted by society than pervasive cheating?

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Irene Monroe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay 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.

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

Amy Shiner | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay 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.

Are Humans Naturally Monogamous?

Beverley Golden | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Beverley Golden

I believe in monogamy, but based on my own personal experience, I am not convinced that all of us are meant to find one mate to last our entire lifetime, although I have great admiration for people who do successfully mate for life.

Giving Monogamy A Chance

Wendy Strgar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

Relationships and all their pitfalls are still the most important and life-changing circumstances that define our life. When it is all said and done, it is the only really meaningful markers we have to remember our lives.

Sexual Evolution and the War Between the Sexes

Christopher Ryan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Ryan

The enemy has morphed from teenagers touching themselves to husbands and wives wandering from the strict confines of married monogamy.

Does Monogamy Equal Monotony?

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

Over the next two weeks, I'll be writing about ways to break up the monotony in your monogamy, and creating a plan full of amazing things to reignite the flame in your relationship.