I wanted to care about someone without feeling owned by them, and I wanted that someone to feel the same way. Other research suggests different people have different needs for a satisfying relationship.
Several years ago, I decided to challenge the idea that the only way to a loving, committed relationship was to be monogamous. And almost half of millenials say they view changes in family structures positively, compared to only a quarter of elderly respondents. Are All Calories Created Equal? Have you tried being in an open relationship? Nonmonoga-me—Current Trends Estimates suggest there are more than half a million openly polyamorous families in the U. Then again, sex advice columnist Dan Savage says nonmonogamy might just come down to plain old boredom.