A Therapist on Polyamory and Consensual Nonmonogamy

A Therapist on Polyamory and Consensual Nonmonogamy

It not being very unusual—there are a lot of myths because we don’t talk about CNM openly—despite:

Myth 1: CNM relationships don’t final, or are unstable. Analysis recommends this is simply not real: CNM relationships have equitable amounts of dedication, longevity, satisfaction, passion, greater degrees of trust, and lower degrees of jealousy when compared with monogamous relationships.

Myth 2: Damaged folks are interested in consensual nonmonogamy and/or it causes individuals harm that is psychological. Analysis indicates well-being that is psychological separate of relationship framework. That is, there’s a percentage that is statistically proportionate of and CNM people who have relationship and emotional issues. CNM does not seem to “draw damaged individuals” or hurt individuals any longer or lower than monogamy does.

Myth 3: Humans are “naturally” monogamous. There’s documented adultery in most examined individual society—we additionally understand that from a half and quarter of adults report being intimately unfaithful for their monogamous partner.

Myth 4: individuals in CNM relationships are more inclined to have or contract STIs. (mais…)

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