It's people deciding that, despite the emotional upheavals and flaws, there is something in that union that brings them something that's worth saving. Men who have sex with men MSM. Individual differences in sociosexuality: Evidence for convergent and discriminant validity.
Jealousy and possessiveness can be toxic emotions. But it's an ill-fitting suit:just look at the author of this essay Susan,the wholesome looking girl next door,giving the nod to sexual promiscuity akin to, cherry-picking all the best fruits and vegetables from the produce section at every opportunity 'you can grasp.
I not gay but would like a dick in my ass. While full of growth opportunities and NRE, new relationships can also make it easy to avoid the hard and often painful work of resolving problems we discuss the pros and cons of non- monogamous gay maintaining passion within existing relationships.
I commend you for putting your challenges out here to share with the rest of us. I believe this topic is totally worth of investigating. Trust is the number one element involved in successful relationships of any kind, but particularly non-monogamous ones in which there are potentially many areas of misunderstanding.
Because monogamy is a central foundation of our culture, this is rather perplexing. However, if breach of trust is associated with negative psychosocial outcomes, then, assuming all else is equal, we would expect consensually non- monogamous families to fare better than families where infidelity has been committed.
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This is not to say that monogamy may not prove to be more beneficial than CNM, but extant and admittedly sometimes indirect evidence does not currently support the favored status of monogamy in American culture.
Public Health Reports, 1 , 1. We found no definitive evidence that tips the scale strongly in favor of monogamy on any of these dimensions. Cherlin, A. The norms are changing rapidly, and often for the better.