The more, the merrier?

Sex on Tuesday

Social prescriptions limit the acceptable forms of love, and among the most difficult norms to defy is monogamy. If your instincts carry you outside social convention — as mine have — you must work all the more diligently for love to succeed.
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Monoga-me?

Sex on Tuesday

Confession: I have never been in a committed relationship. I’ve also never held a boy’s hand in public or passionately made out under the twinkling twilight with someone I’ve had strong feelings for. In fact, I haven’t had strong feelings for another gay man in my life. Usually, I dupe
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#Are you satisfied? Not yet, but keep going

Television is a poor arena in which to challenge marriage norms. Most of the time, what’s on TV is already normal; Ricky and Lucy in two twin beds in the ’50s or Mitchell and Cameron on “Modern Family,” appearing as a run-of-the-mill gay couple that raises no eyebrows at all.
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With monogamy, we got it all wrong

Sex on Tuesday

What does it mean to be monogamous? Being in a relationship with one person at a certain period of time, right? Or is it that you should only commit to one person in your lifetime? Thanks Merriam-Webster, you aren’t helping me much here. In today’s world, people are not as
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Monogamish

Megaphone

Dear Megaphone, A couple of my friends are in open relationships, poly, monogamish — whatever they want to call it. My girlfriend has been hinting about it for a while, and I kind of figured she was eventually going to pop the question about seeing other people. So she did
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Deconstructing relationships

Sex on Tuesday

This confession is a first for me. The thought of being in a relationship scares the living shit out of me. The relationship I’m referring to is the exclusive, long-term, monogamous kind. The kind that people most commonly consider to be a romantic relationship. To me, being in a relationship
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