I even started dating some guys — both of whom wanted to be monogamous. To not focus on the future but rather to focus on the present. They had a great time together, but the logistics were tough. Other than that, we may have cuddly movie-watching nights, or go out for dinner or lunch, complain about work, talk about common hobbies. But as we sat with our drinks, talking, I could tell that he thought there was still room to develop our relationship.
What I learned from dating someone in an open marriage
So I consider those relationships a success.
What It's Like To Date Someone Who's In An Open Relationship
After slogging through interactions with lackluster guys for so long, I felt like I had emerged to find a freshwater lake glistening in the sun at the end of a long, sweaty hike. People in open relationships usually apply a lot of forethought to the architecture of those things. He hesitated to admit it, perhaps feeling the need to defend this lifestyle and its quirks. Just that morning he had helped me settle on a new apartment.