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Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy
The Atlantic ^ | July 21, 2014 | Olga Kazan

Posted on 07/21/2014 7:17:23 AM PDT by C19fan

When I met Jonica Hunter, Sarah Taub, and Michael Rios on a typical weekday afternoon in their tidy duplex in Northern Virginia, a very small part of me worried they might try to convert me.

All three live there together, but they aren’t roommates—they’re lovers.

Or rather, Jonica and Michael are. And Sarah and Michael are. And so are Sarah and whomever she happens to bring home some weekends. And Michael and whomever he might be courting. They’re polyamorous.

(Excerpt) Read more at theatlantic.com ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: polyamory; polygamy
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Now with gay marriage all but won. The Left now is repeating the playbook to make polygamy socially acceptable then legal. Puts to a lie all the so called argument that gay marriage does not lead to polygamy.
1 posted on 07/21/2014 7:17:23 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Man, that’s just...gross. I couldn’t imagine “sharing” a woman with another guy. Makes me sick.


2 posted on 07/21/2014 7:20:53 AM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: C19fan

polgamy has been tried many times over in human history and never works. Why do these people think it is going to work again? fools...


3 posted on 07/21/2014 7:20:59 AM PDT by scbison
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To: C19fan

No, they are not “polyamorous”; they are PROMISCUOUS.

STDs, anyone?


4 posted on 07/21/2014 7:23:41 AM PDT by Walrus (I love the America that used to be ---I hate the America that now IS!)
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To: C19fan

They are all telling lies. You cannot defy the innate nature of Man now matter how hard you try. You can call a dog a cat all day long in liberal lalaland but the truth is its a dog. Same with these gay “lovers”. Sooner or later a dominate female will emerge and the other two will be drawn to her and things will get ugly. Knowing emotionally unstable nature of LGBT’ers one of them will end up hacked to pieces and buried in the woods somewhere and tell the dominant female that the other lover ran off with someone new. Mark my word about these nutcases. It will happen; may just take a few years though.


5 posted on 07/21/2014 7:24:06 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: C19fan
The only restrictions are that Josh and Cassie spend their wedding anniversary alone together, and that all parties undergo a full STD check before any kind of “fluid bonding” takes place.

How romantic.

6 posted on 07/21/2014 7:24:41 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: scbison

I don’t think this is really polygamy. My younger friends, into the culture, tell me cuckhold is a big thing now - as is swinging in general. I think this is of that flavor.

that’s not a defense, by the way...


7 posted on 07/21/2014 7:24:43 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: C19fan

Polyamorous is just another term for sluts, male and female.


8 posted on 07/21/2014 7:24:56 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: C19fan
It's not about gay marriage or polygamy per se... it's about destroying traditional marriage. That's the real agenda, though these poor fools have no idea what the ramifications of that will be.
9 posted on 07/21/2014 7:24:59 AM PDT by Oberon (John 12:5-6)
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To: C19fan
Translation: no one in this situation values anyone else in this situation highly enough to want to be exclusive with any other person.

The minute anyone starts caring more about someone else here, than he does about his own personal appetites, there will be "jealousy."

These sorts of things are attempted all the time - they are temporary for a reason.

10 posted on 07/21/2014 7:25:51 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: C19fan

How charming.


11 posted on 07/21/2014 7:25:55 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: jsanders2001; Morgana

bump

Living on Lies is what they do best these days and they try to foist it on society as normal. Pretty soon they will make a book for children on it...

“Mommy has Lots of Freinds”


12 posted on 07/21/2014 7:26:15 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: C19fan

Maybe it’s just me, but do the people in the article come across as totally narcisstic and selfish?


13 posted on 07/21/2014 7:26:26 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: C19fan

You are right. The liberals laughed and demeaned all of us who talked about the slippery slope during the homosexual marriage debates.

We are well on the way to normalizing homosexual marriage. The next step is polgamy/group marriage, featuring any number of partners, any gender of partners.

The same legal arguments made for homosexual marriage can be made for polygamy and group marriage.

And if liberal judges get these cases, we could see this happen.

First we have changed marriage so that it’s just any two people. For now we still have monogamy intact. It seems clear that the concept of monogamy will be done away with as well.


14 posted on 07/21/2014 7:26:35 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: C19fan
Or rather, Jonica and Michael are. And Sarah and Michael are. And so are Sarah and whomever she happens to bring home some weekends. And Michael and whomever he might be courting. They’re polyamorous.

What are they, garter snakes?


15 posted on 07/21/2014 7:26:38 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: C19fan

Gives me a headache just reading it, which is what happens to me when I encounter evil.


16 posted on 07/21/2014 7:27:24 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: C19fan
"They’re polyamorous. "

No, they're perverted lowlifes. Just my opinion, of course.

17 posted on 07/21/2014 7:27:55 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Oberon

This was all presaged by the notion of “free love” that has been around as part of the libertarian socialist movement since the mid-1800’s at least.

Which was just attempting to stuff immorality that has always been around into an organized ideology of sorts.


18 posted on 07/21/2014 7:28:06 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: C19fan

Even if these people can “Make it work” common sense and experience indicates these people are “Statistical Outliers” and as such should not be used as an example for “making policy”.

This is the problem with the liberal agenda, they try to take “Statistical Outliers” and pass them off as the “Normal Trend”. Which is mathmatically dishonest.


19 posted on 07/21/2014 7:28:55 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: C19fan

They all have or will soon all be infected with herpes and HPV and other more transitory STD’s. YUCK!


20 posted on 07/21/2014 7:29:23 AM PDT by rsobin
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To: C19fan

That three moonbats in Northern Virginia want to play make believe all the day long bothers me not at all. I don’t care who they are and what they do in private. Unfortunately, it never ends there with these people. Their fragile psyches demand that society embrace their behavior to the extent that we must make it mandatory and have practical exercises in schools so that children can learn the joys of the progressive lifestyle.

However happy and free of jealousy these three may be, they are the exception to be sure. Relationships are complicated and exponentially so when more than one male and one female are in the mix. Let’s check back with the happy godless souls in about three years and see how both their business and their home life is going.


21 posted on 07/21/2014 7:30:09 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: C19fan

bookmark


22 posted on 07/21/2014 7:31:21 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: sauropod

[ Maybe it’s just me, but do the people in the article come across as totally narcisstic and selfish? ]

There is a certain amount of “docsonnectedness” one has to have in order to “make it work” because they have to basically disconnect themselves from a certain part of their OWN human NATURE...


23 posted on 07/21/2014 7:31:33 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: C19fan
Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy,

They can repeat that lie a million times but it still won't be true.

24 posted on 07/21/2014 7:31:44 AM PDT by dragonblustar ( Psalm 103, Psalm 37:7, Ephesians 6:12)
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To: C19fan
Wait until one introduces a scathing case of crabs into the mix....then sparks will really fly.
25 posted on 07/21/2014 7:32:56 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: C19fan

Why not? I mean if they allow gays to marry why not allow everything else?


26 posted on 07/21/2014 7:33:16 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: centurion316

The title is absolute rubbish. These are sex junkies not lovers. Once again the scum villainy in media tries to kidnap the common sense of terms.


27 posted on 07/21/2014 7:33:55 AM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: Dilbert San Diego

28 posted on 07/21/2014 7:34:19 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Seems to me if the cohabitation laws haven’t been enforced in decades we pretty much have had polygamy for a while. The only difference is they will be able to punish you for not accepting it when it is officially accepted in the state’s definition of marriage. In a certain sense serial civil divorce and remarriage is kind of like polygamy in slow motion, especially when the same people keep marrying and divorcing each other.

FReegards


29 posted on 07/21/2014 7:34:26 AM PDT by Ransomed
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To: Walrus

Ha, promiscuous, exactly. Nothing to brag about. CERTAINLY nothing to write about. The Atlantic must be desperate for copy.


30 posted on 07/21/2014 7:36:23 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: C19fan

Very animalistic. They could be a group of monkeys.


31 posted on 07/21/2014 7:37:09 AM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Dallas59

exactly


32 posted on 07/21/2014 7:37:59 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Dallas59

You and me baby, aint nothin but mammals
So lets do it like they do on the Discovery Channel


33 posted on 07/21/2014 7:38:21 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: C19fan

The real problem with this story is not the deviancy of these sickos - there will always be some deviants in society. The real problem here is the author’s comment (re mulling of a possible conversion), which reflects how our society not only fails to abhor and reject such deviancy, but in fact elevates it to being on some kind of plain where it is not only enjoys the status of a moral equivalency, but also one of being enviable.


34 posted on 07/21/2014 7:41:45 AM PDT by zencycler
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To: zencycler

bump

We need the deviants stuffed back into their closets, mostly ignored and abhored by the rest of society.

That would be much more healthy for civilization. I don’t think it can survive celebrating deviancy as moral very long.


35 posted on 07/21/2014 7:44:27 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: C19fan

It’s called fornicating.

I don’t know why lust is considered the pinnacle of our society, but it is.


36 posted on 07/21/2014 7:47:02 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: wideawake

You are right. Not a situation that will last forever and eventually when someone really starts to care about someone, the jealousy will hit the fan.


37 posted on 07/21/2014 7:48:00 AM PDT by midnightcat
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To: midnightcat

The key is NOT CARING ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE!!!

*hhhmmmmm*


38 posted on 07/21/2014 7:48:46 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: centurion316

This “swinging” garbage got started in the late 60’s with the counterculture revolution, then spread quickly to the suburbs. Lasted throughout the Sordid Seventies then kind of burned out during the Reagan years.

But, it’s baaaaaaaaaaack! New & improved.


39 posted on 07/21/2014 8:01:41 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: midnightcat

Been driving groups like this in the cab lately some talk about it....I dont know why.....
yesterday a couple walked by....The girl was strawberry blond...heavy set in a dress...normal appearance.....the guy had long hair....a short dress......with high heals....

Ive been driving lots of lesbians...and gay.....”males” lately too...but strange as they are....I MUCH prefer them to the pimps dealer-gangster types....


40 posted on 07/21/2014 8:12:20 AM PDT by therapsida
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To: GeronL

Thank you for posting what I was thinking. I was going “can I really call them sluts on FR???” You showed me that I could and I will. SLUTS!!!!


41 posted on 07/21/2014 8:16:28 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (If chocolate fudge cake could sing, it would sound like Barry White.)
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To: elcid1970
At least in this scenario for any kids produced, you know the father is one of the two, and a DNA test can prove which.

Those kids produced from artificial insemination will never know who the "bull" was, and never have access to half of their genealogy.

42 posted on 07/21/2014 8:18:27 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: C19fan

Give them time. They will gain political power and get special priviliges for themselves.


43 posted on 07/21/2014 8:18:36 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Shimmer1

It was either that or I would make up a word. Maybe SMUTS/SMUTTS


44 posted on 07/21/2014 8:20:03 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: bboop
"The Atlantic must be desperate for copy."

They used to be OK for a liberal rag, but the crap they publish now is all feminism, "alternative" lifestyles, etc., etc. It's just intellectually bankrupt and creepy -- and, yes, desperate.

45 posted on 07/21/2014 8:22:07 AM PDT by jumpingcholla34 (.)
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To: C19fan

Multiple lovers without jealousy? Lady, make a note of this: At least one of them is lying.


46 posted on 07/21/2014 8:24:16 AM PDT by RichInOC (Unnngh!)
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To: Thorliveshere

“Man, that’s just...gross. I couldn’t imagine “sharing” a woman with another guy. Makes me sick.”

Me too. Some things aren’t meant to be shared, especially one’s spouse.


47 posted on 07/21/2014 8:25:57 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: Mogger

“....and never have access to half of their genealogy.”

Isn’t that the case for any adopted child? Even if the birth mother’s identity is eventually known, the sperm donor usually never is.

Saw a WW1 movie produced in France while the war was still on. A French soldier’s wife is raped by the Germans while he is at the front. She gives birth to a girl & when the poilu comes home on leave, he wants to kill the child because she is both the product of rape and half German.

The mother protects the girl and says, “I will raise her to be French”. Later the husband is killed in action & she marries a man who is more understanding.

I’m not a big fan of bloodlines. We are what we make of ourselves. Yes, it sometimes helps to “choose one’s ancestors wisely”.


48 posted on 07/21/2014 8:34:19 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: C19fan

My wife and I have always had an understanding that has worked for over 25 years of marriage.

I don’t screw around with other women and she doesn’t cut off my privates while I sleep.

As Dick Armey said during the Clinton/ Lewinsky scandal, when asked what he would do if he were in Clinton’s position, “I would be lying in a pool of my own blood, hearing my wife standing over me saying, ‘How do I reload this damn thing?’”


49 posted on 07/21/2014 8:45:36 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continue)
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To: dragonblustar

I went through most of the long article. Seems like the author was on the defense the whole time and the conclusion...THEY ALL FEEL JEALOUSY, then they use cognitive therapy to come to a self-accepted-truth (not an absolute truth) and believe that to calm themselves.

Evolutionists always miss the mark. The Creator made us in His image. We really all want to live with one person for our whole lives and die together unless Satan has perverted us.


50 posted on 07/21/2014 8:48:54 AM PDT by huldah1776
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