Polyamorous people have multiple loving, intentional, and intimate relationships at the same time. Polyamory is a type of open or non-monogamous relationship that follows certain guidelines. Polyamory specifically refers to people who have multiple romantic relationships at the same time.
What is monogamy vs polyamory?
In Western cultures, monogamy and polygamy are the two most common types of unions. Monogamy is officially defined as the practice or state of having a sexual relationship with only one partner while polygamy consists of a marriage in which a spouse of any gender may have more than one mate at the same time.
Can a polyamorous person be monogamous?
There are also cases where the poly partner decides it is right for them to engage in a monogamous relationship with this partner for a variety of valid reasons. There are all kinds of ways to negotiate Mono/Poly relationships. There are so many things to consider when entering into a Mono/Poly Relationship.