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Apply the same level of common decency, safety, and care to a non-monogamous partner as you would anyone else, and expect the same consideration in return.
Dating someone who’s non-monogamous doesn’t mean you have to forever adopt the label yourself — so keep an open mind, and see where the adventure takes you.
” If they’re mature enough to practice ethical non-monogamy, they should be more than happy to let you know.
If someone is practicing ethical non-monogamy, that means honesty and communication are the cornerstones of their relationships.
Many men assume I’m immediately DTF and don’t always treat me with the same emotional consideration they used to when I was single (which, as women who date men know, often wasn’t so stellar to begin with).“Even if the person you matched with already has a romantic partner, they may still be seeking other partners to form a deep, romantic connection with as well,” Winston says.
“There’s also a significant number of people who identify as some form of non-monogamous or polyamorous that are also , so they may not be looking for any kind of sexually based partnership at all.” Don’t make assumptions or treat someone with a lower level of respect just because they’re being open and honest about their sexuality.
Non-monogamy (or nonmonogamy) is an umbrella term for every practice or philosophy of intimate relationship that does not strictly hew to the standards of monogamy, particularly that of having only one person with whom to exchange sex, love, and affection.
This has been one of the most frustrating aspects for me of being openly non-monogamous.
While this list could be as never-ending as the many different ways it’s possible to practice non-monogamy, these are my top beginner picks for what you should know about dating someone who’s openly and ethically non-monogamous.
I add the “openly and ethically” here because That said, no one wants an interrogation on their first date.
They should be able to answer your respectful questions clearly and honestly and understand that if they’re going out with someone who doesn’t have experience with non-monogamy, patience is required. Often it comes down to tone — there is a big difference between, ‘Tell me about your relationships because I’m curious and want to learn more,’ and ‘Tell me about your relationships because you need to defend this to me,’” Winston notes.
Texting is not the best medium for demanding someone explain their entire situation and approach (nor is it the easiest opening message to respond to).
Winston suggests starting out by saying something like, “I notice that you mention non-monogamy in your profile.