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It is difficult to determine the actual number of people in such relationships because of a lack of research, but they are becoming more visible because of the Internet and social media, according to psychologist Meg Manthos, whose clientele is about 30% poly groups.“Poly relationships have been around for as long as we’ve had documentation,” Manthos said.And according to a national study from June 2015, about 4% of the U. population admits to being in an open relationship, which amounts to about 12.8 million people.
I explained this to a friend of mine once and she asked me: “Well, isn’t that just called dating?
” My answer: “No.”♦◊♦On the surface, dating and solo polyamory look the same: you’re single and seeing multiple people.
LOUISVILLE — Her mother calls him “the man from Kentucky.”But to Jacque Hanson of Lebanon, Ohio, Jason is more than the boyfriend her mom won’t accept.
He would be her second husband if she could get her way.“I would marry him today if I could,” Hanson said, adding that she has no intention of leaving her husband, Jim.
Let’s go ahead and add the cultural assumptions that, because I’m 38, my biological clock is ticking and I’m looking for a husband so I can have children. I live alone – and love it, I have an active social life and career, I don’t want to get married, I don’t want to have kids, I’m bi/pansexual and want to express the fullness of my sexuality, and I’m not monogamous.