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I was curious about the idea behind this type of relationship. What are the pros and cons?
it's natural to assume there's something missing from their romance. But that doesn't appear to be the case for polyamorous individuals.
But the primary partner/secondary partner model is an oversimplification for many poly relationships, said Bjarne Holmes, a psychologist at Champlain College in Vermont.
successful polyamorous partners communicate relentlessly, Holmes said: "They communicate to death." It's the only way to ensure that everyone's needs are met and no one is feeling jealous or left out in a relationship that involves many people.
Polyamorous people report feeling energized by their multiple relationships and say that good feelings in one translate to good feelings in others.
But some early research is suggesting that polyamory doesn't have to have a bad impact on the kids. Sheff has interviewed more than 100 members of polyamorous families, including about two dozen children of polyamorous parents ranging in age from 5 to 17 years old.
Just be prepared to do a lot of scheduling, as time management seems to be one of the biggest headaches in open relationships.
Yes, relationships are tough with anyone in any type of relationship. I wonder if there could be something like equals.Where instead of someone having to be the center. Why can't everyone work together to make a relationship to work.