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Why Happily Married Women Are Cheating

KnowMore TV | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

If you're under the impression that it's mostly men who cheat on their wives, then you are mistaken. According to new research, many married women are seeking affairs for romance and sexual satisfaction without any plans of divorcing their partner.

Can You Have Great Sex in a Healthy Adult Relationship?

Ira Israel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

It does not appear that the youth of America have surpassed the drunken fumbling in backseats of the previous generation or of their fathers' fathers. And what would healthy intimacy resemble in a world of texting, sexting, swiping, Tweeting, Instagramming, and Facebooking?

Accidental Monogamy

Robert Levithan | Posted 08.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

For years, I've been adamant about the advantages of an open relationship. I've seen monogamy as a viable choice -- but for others. And, without resistance, for the first time in decades, I find myself giving myself fully to just one man.

Why Polyamory May Be The Answer To Your Dating Woes

Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment

Does being in a relationship mean you have to be monogamous? For some, the answer is decidedly no. In a conversation that aired on HuffPost Live, ...

'There Is Life Outside Of Monogamy, And It Actually Works Amazingly Well'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.09.2014 | Divorce

Although monogamous relationships are the norm, some couples are breaking the mold with a foray into the world of open relationships. Take Robyn T...

Polyamorous Community Bunks Up In New Apartment Complex

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.17.2014 | Gay Voices

A new apartment complex in Brooklyn is celebrating all things non-monogamous. Leon Feingold, co-president of Open Love NY, spoke with HuffPost Liv...

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Starfire, 18, From Las Vegas (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 08.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Diana Scholl

"My partner and I have been together a year and three months. He identifies as straight, and it doesn't bother him that I identify as queer, genderqueer, and polyamorous."

I Don't Want to Die Alone

Corey Prachniak | Posted 07.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Corey Prachniak

Sprawled out on a hospital bed last week -- barely clothed and feeling immensely vulnerable -- I found myself confronting a classic queer question: Do I have my lifestyle to blame for this?

Pioneering Pagan, Polyamory Leader Dies

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.19.2014 | Religion

Pagan leader Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart reportedly died on May 13 surrounded by friends and family, according to updates on her Facebook page and o...

Meet 3 Lesbians Claiming To Be The Nation's First 'Throuple'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Three lesbians in a polyamorous relationship are claiming to be the nations first "throuple" -- and Stephen Colbert is not happy about it. The fake...

Enter Into The World Of An Open Relationship With These Intimate, NSFW Portraits

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts

Navigating the ins and outs of an open relationship can be a difficult task, attempting to determine the actors, settings and moods involved in the so...

How I Met Your Mother... and All My Polyamorous Friends

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Different people are important to you in different ways, and by cutting yourself off from everyone and putting all your eggs in one basket you're only setting yourself up for disappointment. It's very hard for one person to fill all your needs.

Who Are 'The Polyamorists Next Door'?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Elisabeth Sheff's interest in polyamory isn't strictly academic. Or it wasn't, anyway. "When I was 22 I met a man who wanted to be non-monogamous a...

WATCH: How Do People In Polyamorous Relationships Deal With Jealousy?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.27.2014 | Gay Voices

HuffPost Live sat down with relationship expert Stacey Nelkin, HuffPost Gay Voices Executive Editor Noah Michelson and Robyn Trask, who is in a polyam...

I'm Sex-Positive, and Most People in Chicago Have No Idea What That Means

Eric Barry | Posted 04.08.2014 | Chicago
Eric Barry

Being sex-positive doesn't just inform our own personal relationships. It's an attitude that sexuality, in its many forms, is an innate part of who we are as humans.

Man With 69 Kids And 12 Wives Is Dragged To Divorce Court

Posted 01.24.2014 | Divorce

A Zimbabwaen businessman with 69 kids may have one less thing to juggle soon -- one of his 12 wives has asked for a divorce. Sixty-one-year old Pe...

The Polyamorist On The Couch

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

The New York Post says that polyamory is having a fashionable moment. "Open relationships are becoming so common that when singer Robin Thicke grip...

Polyamorous Relationships Are About More Than Just Couples

Angi Becker Stevens | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Angi Becker Stevens

There is a common misconception that a polyamorous relationship is really no different from an open-relationship agreement: one committed couple, with some lighthearted fun on the side. But the word "polyamory," by definition, means loving more than one.

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.

Polyamory: Not Harmful to Society

Angi Becker Stevens | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Angi Becker Stevens

If we're going to discuss what's harmful to society, I'd argue that things like racism and sexism and heterosexism and every other form of oppression we live with are far larger threats to the common good than my two partners, my daughter, and me.

Gay Marriage: Good; Polyamory: Bad.

Eli Lehrer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Gay marriage is increasingly accepted precisely because its results, to date, have been good for society. Polyamory on a large scale would have negative short-term results and that's a good reason to think it's just not going to happen.

Why I Believe in Polyamory, But Still Feel It's Problematic

Frances Amaroux | Posted 12.21.2013 | Women
Frances Amaroux

I love the idea of polyamory. I've hung around poly communities, and helped scores of poly people with their relationships over the last 10 years of a 22-year career in counseling/coaching. But I have a fundamental concern...

WATCH: What It's Like To Come Out As Polyamorous

Posted 09.10.2013 | Women

How do you reveal to your family and friends that you're polyamorous? In a September 9th HuffPost Live segment, host Alex Berg spoke with people wh...

You Slept With My Stalker?

Mike Diamond | Posted 10.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

I did have a stalker once, and a friend did sleep with him and tell me about it afterwards. That little factoid proves that there is a dearth of sane, sexy, available men. My stalker was a manic-depressive Brooklyn plumber with one testicle, yet I was still wildly upset when he "betrayed" me.

Dreaded Fork in the Road: Hiding My Life From My Friend

Amy Shiner | Posted 10.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

I almost nearly outed myself while stating my opinion, which was a reminder that I am on borrowed time. I've been keeping up a persona of a good Christian girl for years now -- 8 years exactly -- and even more if you count the fantasies of a teenager.