Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:52:12 GMT
So it's not 'banging other people' ... that's open / swinging ....
It's closer to the big love sister brides (though technically that's polygamy since 1 male / multiple female - as polyandry would be for the opposite set up)
It also known as 'ethical non-monogamy' ...
It can look very different for different people but the basis is that we are capable of loving more than one person & there is nothing inherently wrong with that - that different relationships can give / teach us different things ... and that as long as you do so openly, ethically & with the care & consent of your partners in mind -having multiple relationships can be healthy & happy-making.
Happy to go into detail on any specifics but if this has piqued you interest https://www.morethantwo.com/ is a fabulous resource :)
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:54:55 GMT
Oh and as to 'what constitutes cheating' that's different for everyone but it comes down to the same basic idea of doing something you said you wouldn't (whether that's not using protection or fucking someobe outside of your group (for closed poly))