5 Reasons To Try A Polyamorous Relationship

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As the free spirited hippie that you are, you might have considered trying out a polyamorous relationship, which is slightly different from an open relationship. There are a lot of benefits to having one, and I think that everyone should try it at least once in their lifetime.

They’re A Lot Of Fun

Polyamorous relationships, are a lot of work, but they are also a lot of fun too. You get to share your love and affection with multiple people and you get the same in return. You get double of everything, including sex, and really who doesn’t want more of that? If you can make a polyamorous relationship work, it’s incredibly rewarding. You always have someone that you can turn to when you need extra support.

You Have A Lot Of Love To Give

Humans, especially hippies, have a lot of love to offer the world. Polyamorous relationships are great for those of us who feel like we have so much love to give that we feel like our hearts are going to burst. When you find other like minded, free spirits to share your life and your love with, the feeling is indescribable.

You Get A Lot In Return

If you can make your polyamorous relationship work, then you’re guaranteed to get a lot in return. The constant flow of love and affection that you get from loving two people at once is great for your sense of self worth. There’s something really wonderful about falling asleep sandwiched between two people who love you unconditionally. You feel safe and secure, and in return you feel great that you can make two people so happy.

Life Is For Experimentation

Life is fleeting and we all know that it moves pretty fast at times. Experimentation is one of the things that makes life fun. Life is too short to spend trapped in the tedium of going to your job, paying bills, and so forth until you die of boredom. Experimentation is the spice of life and if you don’t try new things, you’ll never know what you’re missing out on.

Monogamy Is Not For Everyone

Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not dissing the idea of monogamous love. I’m currently in a monogamous relationship that I’m very happy in, but we’ve also had some fun too. We’re always looking for someone else that we can bring into the relationship, at least for a night. The fact is though, that monogamy does not work for everyone. Cheating is a sad fact of life, and many relationships suffer because of infidelity. The nice thing about polyamorous relationships is that chances of you cheating on each other go way down. You’re able to experiment with other people, and you’re not under pressure to conform to society’s ideas of what a conventional relationship should be. People are fluid, so it’s very difficult to put them into binary categories.

Polyamorous relationships, while fun and exciting are a lot of work because you’re essentially in three relationships: the one you have with each person, as well as the one that you all have together. To get a relationship like this to work requires a great deal of maintenance, as well as maturity. Jealousy does happen and it can lead to problems up to and including the ending of the relationship. Though my poly relationship eventually ended after a couple of years, I wouldn’t change a thing. I learned a lot about myself, as well as a lot about the nature of love and relationships in general. They’re not for everyone, but I strongly believe that everyone should try one at least once.

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