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What does it mean to have an "open" marriage?


Asked by Anonymous at 5:06 PM on Oct. 30, 2010 in Relationships

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Answers (11)
  • it's just a classy way of saying let's sleep with whoever we want but still be married.

    Answer by tnm786 at 5:07 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • tnm, what she said.

    Answer by older at 5:07 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • It's a marriage where both partners are free to have other sexual relations.  It's not for me but it works well for some.  To each his own.


    Answer by beeky at 6:44 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • Yup. Lame excuse for adultery.

    Answer by kerp1960 at 5:11 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • It means being married but also open to 'date' (have sex with) other people

    Answer by MizLee at 5:17 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • I think TMN nailed it.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:38 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • tNM pretty much said it! Lol.

    Answer by Luisa621 at 3:05 AM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • It is were you are married but are allowed to sleep with who ever you want. For some people it works, to each their own.

    Answer by LiLJeni at 1:47 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • An open marriage means that the marriage is sexually and or emotionally open but still retains the commitment of the married couple to stay together. It does not mean that you can sleep with whoever you want, unless you both agreed on that issue, which is rarely the situation. It means that as with any relationship, each open marriage couple determines what their boundaries are for sex and emotional attachments.

    Answer by isabellalecour at 9:54 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • Some people don't value their vows. It's sick. Why get married if you're going to sleep around? I would never share my husband with another person. grr. that is upsetting.

    Answer by Sharell8710 at 5:24 PM on Oct. 30, 2010