monogamy

Sex

The Truth About Jealousy in Polyamorous Relationships

Yes, polyamorous people can feel jealousy—and cheat. Lola Phoenix shares how they navigate those emotions in their polyamorous relationships and gives advice if you're questioning whether polyamory is for you.
Lola Phoenix
2.5.19
Question Of The Day

We Asked People if Cheating Is Still Bad

"Watching Mad Men somehow made it feel okay—in a really weird, like, romanticised way."
Laura Roscioli
12.3.18
Sex

Monogamy May Be Even More Difficult For Women Than it Is For Men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.19.18
relationships

Yes, it Is Possible to Cheat in Poly Relationships

“I don’t need to know every detail, but if it’s big enough to lie about it, then it probably shouldn’t be happening.”
Allison Tierney
3.21.18
love

How Polyamorous People Manage All Their Valentines

We spoke to a few couples to find out how being poly plays into the most loved-up day of the year.
Tom Usher
2.13.18
Dating

I Asked My Tinder Matches If They Would Date a Sex Worker Like Me

My current boyfriend is OK with it, but the random guys I talked to—they had complicated reactions.
Hayley Jade
12.14.17
secrets

People Tell Us Secrets They’ve Kept from a Significant Other

Some of these are just petty.
Allison Tierney
10.21.17
Sex

People Tell Us About Their First Experience With Non-Monogamous Sex

“I was willing to take one for the team. Although I had no idea how much I was going to have to take.”
Jesse Donaldson
6.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Open Relationships Are Less Sexually Satisfying Than Monogamy, Study Finds

Around 82 percent of people in monogamous relationships said they were satisfied with their sex lives, while only 71 percent of polyamorous people said the same.
VICE Staff
6.9.17
Stuff

What It’s Like to Tell Your Friends and Family You’re Polyamorous

“It was basically like I'd said: ‘Mom, I have to tell you something. I eat chairs.’”
Jesse Donaldson
5.14.17
Stuff

Why Your Next Relationship Probably Won't Be Any Better Than Your Current One

Psychiatrist Adelheid Kastner thinks ending a relationship just because you think you can do better is a bad idea.
Wlada Kolosowa
11.30.16
Stuff

Polyamorous People Tell Us How They Make Their Relationships Work

If you want to bang other people while you're already in a relationship, there might be a few rules to follow.
Allison Tierney
7.8.16
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