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When we started our adventures into non-monogamy, my husband and I had ideas about how other relationships would fit into our world. My first boyfriend also had his notions about what was reasonable. Spoiler alert: we were all wrong.

Most couples enter into the realm of non-monogamy via swinging (AKA recreational sexual encounters only). Read here to see the map of non-monogamous relationships. We had a flexible relationship to…