9 Things to Know About Having a Successful Open Relationship


The Cut dives into the psychology and execution that goes into cultivating a successful open relationship. Read the excerpt below, then click through for the nine key tips:

“The term “open relationship” is extremely broad. From swinging to polyamory, there are plenty of subcategories that fall under the larger umbrella term. But how do you know if any of them are right for you? First, you can consider the experiences of people already in open relationships, who have shared their stories with the Cut: Open marriage taught one man about feminism. Another writer found that dating apps are full of people in open relationships. One woman wondered if having threesomes with her boyfriend was like a gateway to non-monogamy.”