I Am Considering An Open Relationship

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    Thinking, Thinking, Thinking

    I've been with my husband for approx. 5 and a half years now and we've been married for two.  It's not that I don't love him or that I want to end  our relationship but I've always been a big believer that no single person can provide everything emotionally and...
    Random11 Random11
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

    I love men and crave sexual relationships with

    many of my male friends but also feel the need to come home to only one man. I don't believe in cheating and hiding things from my boyfriend, but I honestly wish I was in an open relationship!
    iwishiknewnatalieportman iwishiknewnatalieportman
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2014

    If anyone has advice about open relationships,

    I would really appreciate you messaging me about it. I'm about to embark on one and I'm not sure what to expect or what.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2014

    My partner would like to open our relationship.

    I am torn. I see both sides and I having a ahead time deciding or rather finding confidence that it can work. Her theory is that love doesn't divide it multiplies, and that she wants to experience everything that life offers her, without it costing her everything (me and our...
    jkvegas jkvegas
    41-45, F
    Jun 4, 2014

    I've been married to my husband

    for 3 years now and while I still love him but he has not been meeting my emotional or sexual needs. I'm ashamed to say I had an affair with someone I knew before I met my husband. About 6 weeks ago my husband found out, which was one of the most horrible experiences of my life...
    masa2014 masa2014
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2014

    After a very long talk with my wife.

    We have decided that an open relationship Might as some excitement to our lives We have been together for 23 years, our kids are grown and life has become so routine that finding a release for our stressful jobs has become important. We both love each other very much and are...
    Goodman40405 Goodman40405
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    My boyfriend wants me to open up our

    relationship? My boyfriend kind of hinted that he wants us to be in an open relationship where he would be monogamous but I would be polyamorous. He says he wants to open me up to more experiences but I don't know if he's saying all this because he already has someone else in...
    kollegeboy1991 kollegeboy1991
    26-30, M
    Oct 21, 2014

    Hello! I'm not sure

    if what I am contemplating is an open relationship but here goes! I have been dating a women for some time now online. Recently she told me that she has fallen in love with another guy. At first I was shocked. She tells me that she is still in love with me and wants to marry...
    MikeyLikeyMC MikeyLikeyMC
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2015

    Hey guys. I've posted here in the past

    because my boyfriend and I were considering an open relationship. Well now we're actually going through with it. We're coming up with rules and boundaries and everything and I was hoping for some input. What were your rules, how was the experience, any negative or positive...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2015
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