Is the Term ‘Open Relationship’ Synonymous With Sex Outside the Relationship?

No, it’s not. And here’s why ‘open’ = way healthier and happier.

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In a closed relationship, possessiveness forces both partners to forgo experiences that could enlarge and enrich their world.

A more open relationship, then, looks something like this:

Thus, we do limit ourselves, in closed relationships, not only to a single person who must supply all our emotional and other needs but to a person who, as time goes by, becomes more limited themselves by these very restrictions.

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