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21-Jun-2017 21:37

But the situations kept ending in uncomfortable "so what are we? I wasn't yet in the place to be a good partner, but I still wanted the experience of connecting with someone.

"It wasn't like I hadn't been hooking up with people.

All it took was one run-in with my ex and his new girlfriend to get me to reluctantly make an online dating profile. Which is how I ended up surprising myself when a message popped up in my Ok Cupid inbox.

"However, I think if you pressed some people on those beliefs, you'd find it's more about maintaining some kind of status quo than a rational prejudice.

Open relationships are consensually non-monogamous, and while the, which assumes multiple romantic partners).

But I decided to get over the assumptions and just try it — and it changed so much of what I thought.

"I was surprised that his other partner knew when he was spending time with me and had at least some knowledge about who I was," he said, noting their dates didn't feel the slightest bit furtive.

After sleepovers with one man in an open relationship who i was seeing, it was not uncommon for him to answer the phone in bed when his girlfriend called, chatting briefly about their nights out and their plans together for later that day.

"However, I think if you pressed some people on those beliefs, you'd find it's more about maintaining some kind of status quo than a rational prejudice.

Open relationships are consensually non-monogamous, and while the, which assumes multiple romantic partners).

But I decided to get over the assumptions and just try it — and it changed so much of what I thought.

"I was surprised that his other partner knew when he was spending time with me and had at least some knowledge about who I was," he said, noting their dates didn't feel the slightest bit furtive.

After sleepovers with one man in an open relationship who i was seeing, it was not uncommon for him to answer the phone in bed when his girlfriend called, chatting briefly about their nights out and their plans together for later that day.

"I've never been very excited by the prospect of lifelong marriage to one person, so for me, it helps just to have the possibility of new sex," Hailee*, a 30-year-old woman in an open relationship, told that their sex lives were active before they opened their marriage, but that letting each other explore different sexual experiences was a game-changer."There's that possibility, if you're having drinks with someone, or, say, see someone standing on the subway, for example...