How Open Relationships Can Make People Happy
When it comes to consensual non-monogamy, one study suggests we shouldn’t knock it until we’ve tried it.
Conventional wisdom holds that monogamy makes people happier. But according to a recent study in the Personality and Social Psychology Review, that might not be the case.
Researchers looked at consensual non-monogamy — relationships in which both adults agree to have multiple sexual or romantic partners — among gay couples and found nearly identical levels of satisfaction as those in monogamous partnerships. Read more