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
1.31.19
cheating

We Asked People if Cheating Is Still Bad

"Watching 'Mad Men' somehow made it feel okay—in a really weird, like, romanticized way."
Laura Roscioli
11.28.18
SEX

I Went to a Sex Resort to Try and Learn to Be 'Monogamish'

Apparently, you can have an open relationship without being totally polyamorous.
Suzannah Weiss
10.18.18
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
hard data

Monogamists Are Less Satisfied With Their Relationships Than Polyamorists

A new study also looked at how they compare to swingers and people in open relationships.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.6.18
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
Fighting Words

Polyamory Is More Common Than You Think, But It's Not for Everyone

"Being in a poly relationship doesn’t always make someone poly at heart."
Zoe Cormier
12.12.17
secrets

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

Some of these are just petty.
Allison Tierney
10.20.17
Sex

People Tell Us About Their First Non-Monogamous Sex Experience

“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
6.28.17
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
5.13.17
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
2.14.17
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