When it comes to intimate relationships one size does not fit all. Marriage and monogamy have a long history dating back thousands of years and even today value the emotional and financial security that comes with “tying the knot.” Research suggests however that happiness is not exclusive to those who are in monogamous relationships. Some people are happiest single and others choose many lovers. Polyamory or consensual non-monogamy is under increased scrutiny offering couples new ways to redefine their relationship.
The history of marriage and other forms of intimate relationships
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How marriages and intimate relationships have evolved over the years
Marriage is one of the oldest institutions in the world dating back thousands of years. Those early alliances were more contractoral; ensuring land, kinship and bloodline...