Feeling all warm and gooey because your spouse had a great time banging someone else is not something we’re socialized to feel.
It also raises the question of whether staying faithful to one person is really the only path to happily ever after.
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By Gracie X For some people, perhaps, having an open marriage is a concession.
Perhaps cheating comes to mind; you imagine that after infidelity, a couple has made a new vision of their marriage.
Here's your answer: he’d just had sex — with another woman. There’s actually a word for the joyful feeling that a polyamorous person has when his or her lover or spouse walks through the door after making love to another lover: it's called compersion.
Compersion is such a novel concept that you won’t even find the word in the dictionary (unless you look in the Urban dictionary).
"[Another person] may give [him] something that I'm simply not willing to do. We've been conditioned to believe that if you sleep with somebody [other than your spouse], that's adultery.
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He is not a very romantic person — more of the sardonic, raised-eyebrow type, which is why he is my best friend and I'm glad I married him.
Person-with-whom-I-sleep-with-and-share-common-interests. "I like lover; it's very French." My husband mimes gagging behind his coffee cup, but I ignore him.
Oscar-winning actress Mo'Nique has been vocal in the past about how having additional sexual partners would not break up her union with her best friend and husband, Sidney Hicks.