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What Is Polyamory?



From the Greek words poly (many or multiple) and amor (love), polyamory is generally defined as the thought process, action or acceptance of the concept that humans can have romantic love for more than one person at a time. Polyamory doesn't refer solely to people who are polyamorous, but rather to describe the philosophy of many loves as opposed to monogamous relationships.

Polyamory is sometimes referred to when speaking of the concept of abundant love.

Also Known As: open relationship, consentual non-monogamy
Alternate Spellings: polyamoury, poly
"My partner and I are thinking about trying out polyamory. Do you know of any poly dating sites to sign up at?"
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