I try to adopt a relaxed attitude toward most things.
She considered bars, parties, a review of the lapses in her mid-20s. professional,” reads Jessie’s profile on the new non-monogamous dating site Open Minded.
In 1999, Zell-Ravenheart was asked by the editor of the OED to provide a definition of the term, and had provided it as The practice, state or ability of having more than one sexual loving relationship at the same time, with the full knowledge and consent of all partners involved.
Polyamory is a less specific term than polygamy, the practice or condition of having more than one spouse.
Before online dating, before her two kids, before the Big Conversation with her skeptical husband, Jessie already had an inkling that maybe she wasn’t quite like the ladies she saw at church, that maybe the sexual strictures of life in D. Her first marriage, in her early 20s, had ended after an affair.
(Hers.) Her second marriage, started shortly thereafter, was “happy — very happy,” but as her boys grew up and moved out and moved on, she was left faintly bored.