Married couple dating other married couple
If she did end up in a monogamous relationship, the same thing would happen when she hit the six- or eight-month mark: she'd cheat. There she met a man at a conference who was "super polyamorous," she says.
Her new partner's version of "super polyamory" was different from the secretive multiple-partner dating she'd been doing back in New York: this was all out in the open, with lots of discussions about boundaries and agreements; what was okay between them, and what was not.
The expiration date on this experiment was crucial: "I didn't want to be obsessing every day whether it worked for me, because that's a recipe for unhappiness." At the end of the six months, she'd assess."The Church is built on the foundation of marriage and family life," write the United States Catholic Bishops in their Pastoral Letter, Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan.They urge the entire Catholic community to "a renewed commitment to helping those called to the vocation of married life." In response to the Bishops' call, John Bosio, author of Happy Together: the Catholic Blueprint for a Loving Marriage, and his wife Teri used the materials from his book to develop SIX DATES for Catholic Couples.These are marriages that "make- do" after the scar tissue has healed.But frankly, that isn't the way it's done in my polyamorous community, or my open marriage. For me, sex with someone else is not a deal breaker. But having some openness is one of many ingredients that keep the erotic life active in our marriage.