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I Want An Open Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 153 People

    Jealousy

    (I copied and pasted this from my blog. In my first story here in this experience group, I mentioned a guy that was accepting of my open lifestyle but that I got scared and pulled away from. Well, here is an update and a lesson learned for myself. so here goes)So, remember that...
    HoldMeandListen HoldMeandListen 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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    I Want An Open Relationship But My Boyfriend Doesn'T....

    One of my first flings was with this guy I met on some online dating site. He was cute, smart and knew how to ****. We had a great sexual connection and one of the first times we ****** it came up in conversation that he doesn't believe in monogamous relationships. Shocked and...
    ShouldILaughOrCry ShouldILaughOrCry 22-25, F Feb 6, 2013

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    I'm Aching For This

    This past summer I admitted to myself that I don't want monogamy. As much as I tried to be the monogamous type, it really didn't sit right with me. I stopped believing that one person is enough for me. I have enjoyed being single and realize how much that means to me. I love...
    HoldMeandListen HoldMeandListen 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    Where To Start

    Some of you have heard but to those that haven't please read and I'd love your serious (and sexy) comments. OK, where to start...let me give you some idea of who I am and why I am on here... Yes, I am real married wife, we are swingers-role play/enjoy cuckolding, etc.. I love...
    karynkn1 karynkn1 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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    Originally Closed

    I was not comfortable with the idea of open relationships for most of my 27 year life. To me, it seemed like a cop out at the time or an excuse to sleep around but in retrospect after having been with a rocky emotional road to recovery - I realized that open relationships were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    My Experience With An Open Relationship

    I have seen several questions/comments/stories on EP inquiring or wondering if open-relationships are even real, or if they can work. This is just my $0.02 but my personal experience has been that yes the most certainly do exist and when handled properly they are both very...
    zumahl zumahl 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Open Relationship

    Most people want to have an open relationship for personal satsification. My reason for doing so is to fulfill my partners desires. I do not believe in being dominated, humilated or cockold. I do believe that people can be loved and their partner still have free will. If someone...
    blackrose93 blackrose93 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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    I Don't Want For Myself, But Am Open To The Idea

    it would have to be a case of "what i don't know won't hurt me". and the other women would have to understand they are only guests. jealousy isn't a problem for me, so much as women being enemies. all in all, it sounds like a very bad idea, but it might be right for him.
    scratchedxthornxwrists scratchedxthornxwrists 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Spreading Wings

    No cage required, Their wings are free, To fly, to soar, to be happy. No chains required, A deep bond you know, Free To explore, to learn to grow. No lies required, Connections deep, With total trust, your souls do reap, Two souls so open, Their love does thrive, With total...
    Charlie1960 Charlie1960 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    Openness

    For me one of the key things of having a good strong relationship is being able to be completly open with your love, To be able to trust eachother to the point where you can share anything with one another and feel comfortable doing it!
    SAlan SAlan 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    Asking To Begin An Open Relationship.

    My gf of 4 years and I have been talking about going into an open relationship for a month now but recently its gotten complicated. For me at least. At a friends party with my significant other I met a woman my age. We immediately clicked and were into each other from the get...
    ColloquialArdor ColloquialArdor 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    I Have This Problem With Sexual Monogamy...

    I never cheat, but I always want to. I feel like I'm just saying the same thing everyone else is thinking. Why can someone be so happy in a particular relationship but crave that uninhibited, passionate, occasional sex? I love my man, but being with him since I was 24 makes me...
    nyclostandconfused nyclostandconfused 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    I Wanted It.

    I went to my husband about having an Open Relationship. We talked and talked some more. We came up with rules and we are going to give it a try. I need things my husband can't give me. I love my husband dearly and I'm not looking for a long term relationship, just someone to...
    Looking4more64 Looking4more64 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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    A New Life

    I love my husband, sometimes. He meets most of my needs financially but thats about as far as it goes. I miss romance and the feeling of having a man melt over me. I am very attractive but I feel like my husband is now used to or maybe even bored with me. I want to feel the...
    Sunshine1058 Sunshine1058 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Next Time

    I think I will just go for it. Less worry about cheating that way... Plus, it might be fun to share a girl, since I'm bi anyway.(((Takes defensive lineman's pose to ward off the pervs who will undoubtedly go after me for this story)))
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    In Light

    In light of the comments upon my previously story in this group - I felt I should write another. For most of the years leading up to the grand age of 21, I was blindly faithful both in people and in love. I'm serious, I was the guy who would give you the shirt off his back if you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    Some Day

    My fiance and I have been talking about opening our relationship for a few months now. It was mostly my idea and he was pretty strongly opposed at first. We have been together for almost five years so it was kind of a shock to him. Now he is warming up to the idea. We both...
    noel25 noel25 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Me and my wife, just started having an open relationship, we love each other but believe that others can give us what each is lacking. not sure what she is looking for, maybe just...
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I want a relationship with someone who I can form a real bond with. Guys aren't gentlemen anymore.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    Right now I don't want anything to serious. I'm young I have time for all that a little later in life. But I wouldn't mind going out on a date every once in a while. And like I...
    PuertoRicanPrincess18 PuertoRicanPrincess18 18-21, F Apr 11

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    It just seems to make sense because I can't make monogamy work.
    sofiaann sofiaann 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    But I know I could never commit to one. I like the thought of the freedom to sleep with anyone I desired, but for me, sex and love are so intertwined I couldn't perform. If I didn...
    roMANtic14 roMANtic14 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    My fairytale has no ending yet, because I am still living it every day, even though it's filled with drama and heartache. The Love of my Life is my best friend. I believe you have...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Well my affair, that I have been posting about, turned into an open relationship. Why does lying feel so much easier?
    LLmom32 LLmom32 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    While on ask.fm, I stumbled across an interesting post. It was by a girl---a girl I didn't really know, and, frankly, didn't really care about---but what she said really got me...
    babyrhinos babyrhinos 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When did we as people start to not take relationship serious anymore? I mean serious. Everyone wants to cheat or tell everyone their business and you wonder why I don't want a...
    lachee lachee 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    People always use the 'your still young, be single, don't worry about it' when I say I want a relationship! I don't get it, were you never wanting a relationship at 16? Well I'm...
    shaebears shaebears 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm scared of looking for a relationship because I'm scared of rejection. I'm scared of wanting a relationship because I don't think anyone will want one with me. I just feel so...
    josieyup josieyup 22-25, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm in a relationship with this amazing guy . His name is Liam and He's new to my school he actually came a month ago he was born in Ireland and lived in London since he was 3...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    I think something's wrong with me. I don’t even know how to explain it 
It’s like I don’t get crushes anymore, I don’t/can’t develop romantic feelings anymore; when I...
    BeaB24 BeaB24 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend is in the navy so he is stationed far away. We have always been so close but recently things aren't the same. We don't talk near as much and it isn't actual...
    fitesgirl fitesgirl 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Someone that I want to get to know and someone who wants to get to know me. I want a relationship with tangible significance, no one where I'm constantly reminding myself that...
    lillibella lillibella 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I left my boyfriend because I didn't wanna shake up anymore. Now he is so distant towards me. I still wanted a relationship
    Faith4life22 Faith4life22 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Hi everyone I just wanted to share my experience and want to here some of your opinions. I had a bestfriend we me met at my college life. My relationship with her was different...
    thebeautifuldisaster13 thebeautifuldisaster13 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Am looking for girlfriend that opend mined and do care for size in any way and is 16-25 and live uk but would be Easyer is she lived in Scotland and I love if she was gaming or...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    Thanks to my upbringing....I am very open minded. Always exploring new things in life and accepting differences and varieties.
    diana19 diana19 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've read some of the questions asked on this topic and a lot of the advice given are not 'Fantastic'!! Sorry to say. The reason why I've ticked this one is because I have been...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Hi everyone, I'm having a dilemma and don't/can't speak to friends or family about it as I don't want their opinion on my boyfriend (Ben) to be tainted. We have been together for...
    yameirual yameirual 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I've always found this strange. On this site, whenever anyone mentions relationship problems, it's often that people will tell that person to just breakup with their significant...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Hi, Im a married man 41 year old, Im happily married and Im in deep love with my wife. But recently I discovered that I enjoy her relationship with other men. I even want to see...
    rimpi1972 rimpi1972 41-45, M 8 Responses Apr 8

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    "I am open minded" ...well this time I am TOO open minded I have gotten myself in a weird pickle. So I joined this little dating app called Meet Me. So as I'm on there I got...
    AnxiousYoungAdult AnxiousYoungAdult 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 31

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    Let's say a guy named Fred is attracted to a woman named Martha. He asks her out to a movie; she accepts; they have a pretty good time. A few nights later he asks her out to dinner...
    oldermanlookingforwomen oldermanlookingforwomen 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I want people to tell each other the truth. This is especially important in relationships. The truth can hurt sometimes, but that's what friends are for. To support one another and...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Please Help me. I really need some advice. Let me set the stage quickly. I have 2 friends. We will call them Jack & Jill. They have been together for 7 years and have 2 young...
    Microft24 Microft24 31-35 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Just imagine this situation and post your conclusions...thanks. A man and a woman are sharing a nice loving relationship here...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Friendship especially Best Friends for men is probably the greatest and most intimate relationship for the male species. As a guy we would love to have that level of intimacy and...
    robertv1976 robertv1976 36-40, M Mar 28

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    There Are Many Great Ways to Connect! I'm hoping with my sharing experiences that I've had over the years that dealt with my acceptance of who I was about. That there would be a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 22

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    There is nothing worse than being in a relationship but feeling no love. My bf and I have been dating since last August. One wonderful year in the same city and one difficult year...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    My Master and I are looking for a sister wife! It is proving to be very hard, there are not a lot of woman out there that want this type of relationship, I think woman need to be...
    247slave4u 247slave4u 31-35, F Apr 7

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 20

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