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Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, UFOs, human pair bonding?

Is talking early on in a relationship about "not believing in monogamy" a huge red flag? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 5, 2014 - 60 answers

What is the ideal age gap in heterosexual relationships?

A growing body of scientific research suggests that the ideal age gap between a man and a woman is fifteen years, provided that the latter is younger so as to mitigate the effect of the midlife crisis. Yet, conventional wisdom posits that the half-your-age-plus-seven rule and that the three to six years rule are equally valid. What do you think? [more inside]
posted by lotusmish on Sep 27, 2013 - 55 answers

Dating when you already have feelings you never intend to act on?

I have feelings for another woman that I have no intention of ever acting on, and my current relationship seems doomed because of it. Help. [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Mar 8, 2013 - 78 answers

Relationship at a Crossroads Over Monogamy

I love my long term partner, but have the urge to be more "open"—do I need to leave if they are 100% against a different arrangement? [more inside]
posted by anonanonanon on Nov 27, 2012 - 50 answers

How to quiet the "think about other women" impulse and become faithful in thought as well as action?

How to quiet the "think about other women" impulse and become faithful in thought as well as action? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 11, 2012 - 52 answers

Male and Female Sexual Relationships

What type of sexual relationships do women and men enjoy? I have a question, what is healthy sex and a healthy male female relationship. [more inside]
posted by mrfawcet on Sep 18, 2012 - 25 answers

How can I give romantic relationships a different place in my life?

How can I give romantic relationships a different place in my life? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 10, 2012 - 24 answers

Is is selfish to break up with him or selfish to stay with him?

We were in a wonderful relationship for 1.5 years. He went abroad. Sick with loneliness and old emotional problems (BPD) that came back when he was gone, I cheated on him. Then I moved abroad with him, where he found out. He forgave me and wants us to stay together, I'm not sure what the fairest thing to do is. [more inside]
posted by mangoprawn on Apr 26, 2012 - 33 answers

Is Patti right?

Is no "sex without monogamy" worth a try? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 23, 2011 - 44 answers

Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?

This is for all y'all who are GBLTQQIA-identified (let's use 'queer' for short). Do you find--or how do you find--that living in a non-queer world puts pressure on your intimate relationships and partnerships? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 29, 2011 - 24 answers

I cheated, now what?

I cheated, the only time ever, now what do I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 27, 2010 - 99 answers

regarding polyamory

Regarding polyamory and potentially breaking up a monogamous LTR. A question for a friend. Special snowflake details inside. [more inside]
posted by NoraReed on Jun 28, 2010 - 15 answers

How do I introduce the idea of a polyamorous relationship?

How can I tell my very monogamous husband that I am polyamorous and would like an open relationship? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 23, 2010 - 98 answers

Boyfriend has fat fetish and monogamy issues - how to deal with it?

Boyfriend has fat fetish and monogamy issues. How to deal with it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 1, 2010 - 47 answers

What do I need to know when dating someone who has been single for most of his life?

What do I need to know when dating someone who has been single for most of his life? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 27, 2010 - 20 answers

Should I not be a serial monogamist with the one waiting in the wings?

Lesbian monogamy filter: I am really just a hopeless romantic no matter how hard I try not to be? Should I not move right on to the one waiting in the wings? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 25, 2009 - 16 answers

How to stay true?

From "just friends" to "more than friends"; and tips for staying true in a monogamous relationship? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 3, 2008 - 24 answers

Play it Safe or Live it Up?

Received an offer to enter into an open relationship but feel that it will only lead to heartache. It it better to play it safe or live a little? [more inside]
posted by RingerChopChop on Nov 7, 2008 - 38 answers

Help me figure out what to do about my relationship.

Help me sort out my feelings about the relationship I’m in because I just can’t seem to figure it out. (long and complicated - sorry!) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 25, 2007 - 23 answers

When is flirting inappropriate?

Given that you are in a monogamous relationship, when is flirting outside of that relationship inappropriate? [more inside]
posted by sequential on Apr 6, 2006 - 42 answers

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