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Monogamy

Honest rates of relationship failures

How can anyone really hold up monogamous, one man one woman relationships as the benchmark by which to measure alternative relationships, like polyamory, swingers, other styles of open relationships and same-sex relationships?

Infidelity reality check

With the Tiger Woods and Jesse James cheating spectacles I thought it might be good to do a reality check about cheating.

The Marriage Disaster

This is a great opinion piece I came across to day showing the fallacy behind the “protecting the institution of marriage” used against so many groups, most pointedly gays, but also against multiple-partner marriages such as polyamory or polygamy.  As the author points-out, if the State really is interested in following some Biblical ideal of […]

Most adulterous professions

AshleyMadison.com, the dating site for married people looking to cheat (do you hear ‘Escape’ [the Pina Colada song] playing in the background? I do.) did a survey of the 1.9 million people who signed-up with them last year to see who cheats the most.  Here is their results: For Women: 1. Teachers 2. Stay-at-home Moms […]

More on the myth of monogamy

Estimates are that about 20% of couples in the United States practice some sort of consensual non-monogamy, whether it be polyamory, swinging, cuckolding, an occasional threesome or just plain having an open-relationship with permission to date and have sex with other people in one manner or another.