What motivates a lady to select, and remain in, a available relationship? Three ladies tell Gabrielle Fernie why they turned their backs on monogamy

‘Stuggling with available relationship? I’m happy he’s resting with an other woman’

Hannah Collins, 31, works within the creative arts industry. She identifies as queer and polyamorous. She’s held it’s place in a relationship that is open partner James, that is additionally dating Rae, for 16 years

‘For many individuals, my available relationship is the worst nightmare, but theirs is mine. We just get one life and I’m maybe maybe maybe not attempting to be one thing I’m maybe perhaps perhaps perhaps not. That’s pretty empowering. Definately not stuggling with available relationship, I happened to be fighting monogamy.

‘My partner James and I also will always be “open”. We talk about individuals we like, but we’d never ever “cheat” for each other without talking about a intimate encounter first. Strangely, it had been engaged and getting married that has been the switching point for us. Continue reading