Top definition. The state of having multiple sexually or romantically committed relationships at the same time, with the consent of all partners involved. Mar 1 Word of the Day. One who has a mania for music. I am a melomaniac.
The ‘Dating Market’ Is Getting Worse
5 Reasons It’s Normal To Be In Love With More Than One Person
Lots of guys like the idea of dating multiple women at a time — but many struggle to make it happen. They believe that no woman would be okay with that arrangement. Others guys are able to date multiple women but think the only way to do it is by keeping it a secret. It both creates unnecessary stress and is wildly unfair to the women. This kind of setup is destined for disaster.
The DOs and DON'Ts of Dating More Than One Guy at a Time
To be polyamorous means to have open intimate or romantic relationships with more than one person at a time. People who are polyamorous can be heterosexual, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and relationships between polyamorous people can include combinations of people of different sexual orientations. Unlike open relationships, polyamory is characterized by emotional as well as sexual or romantic intimacy between partners.
Last Updated: May 31, References. This article was co-authored by Chloe Carmichael, PhD. With over a decade of psychological consulting experience, Chloe specializes in relationship issues, stress management, self esteem, and career coaching. Chloe has also instructed undergraduate courses at Long Island University and has served as adjunct faculty at the City University of New York.