Polyfidelity

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Connexions Library

Americans talk about love: How we chose an open marriage
Bowe,John
Article
2010
Bowe presents an American couple's conversation revealing their history of polyamory.
Breaking the Bonds: The Realities of Sexually Open Relationships
Watson, Mary Ann; Whitlock, Flint
Book
1982
An examination of the lives of (American) people involved in socially and/or sexually open relationships.
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
Article
1989
A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rig...
Connexions Library: Sexuality Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on sexuality.
The Ethical Slut: A guide to infinite sexual possibilities
Easton, Dossie; Liszt, Catherine A.
Book
1997
A guide for anyone who dreams of having all the sex and love and friendship they want. Explores the skills and issues of a life beyond tradiational lifetime monogamy, from scheduling dates to handling...
Group Marriage: A Study of Contemporary Multilateral Marriage
Constantine, Larry L. and Joan
Book
1973
A study of more than 100 group marriages in the United States, exploring the psychology and sociology of this form of marital relationship. The study looks at how group marriages are established, who ...
Group marriage: Connexipedia Article
Article
Is a form of polyamory in which more than one man and more than one woman form a family unit.
The Harrad Experiment
Rimmer, Robert H.
Book
1966
Intimate Friendships
Ramey, James
Book
1976
Examines various forms of intimate relationship, from monogamy, to monogamy with adultery, to polygyny, polyandry and group relationships.
Kerista: Connexipedia Article
Article
A religion founded in 1956 by John Peltz "Bro Jud" Presmont. Throughout much of its history, Kerista was centered on the ideals of polyfidelity (called "responsible non-monogamy") and creation of inte...
Loving More
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
A newsletter published by PEP (Polyfidelitious Educational Productions), a group marriage journal and network. Previous title was PEPTALK; name was changed to Loving More starting with the Spring 1991...
Open marriage: Connexipedia Article
Article
Open marriage typically refers to a marriage in which the partners agree that each may engage in extramarital sexual relationships, without this being regarded as infidelity.
Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships
Taormino, Tristan
Book
2008
Drawing on in-depth interviews with over a hundred women and men, Opening Up explores the real-life benefits and challenges of all styles of open relationships — from partnered non-monogamy to solo po...
PEPCON
Article
1990
Polyamory: Connexipedia Article
Article
The practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the consent of everyone involved.
Polyamory and Polygamy: Is the Media Right?
Trask, Robyn
Article
2016
There are a few of repeated themes emerging in many of the articles railing against polyamorous marriage.
Polyfidelity: Connexipedia Article
Article
A form of polyamorous group marriage wherein all members consider each other to be primary partners and agree to be sexual only with other members of this group.
Proposition 31
Rimmer, Robert H.
Book
1969
When Will the Media Really Get Polyamory?
Trask, Robyn L
Article
2015
Why do the media so often miss the mark when they write articles or do a feature on polyamory? Why do so many approach the subject with a ready-made idea of what they are looking for?
Why Not Have Sex With People Who Aren't Your Partner?: Infidelity is treated as selfish, while monogamy is celebrated. But what's so great about living in self-denial?
Robin, Gabrielle
Article
2015
Although open relationships are not as shocking a concept today as they were 50 years ago, they’re still regarded with overwhelming skepticism and even disdain. The usual assumption is that polyamorou...
You and I...Searching for Tomorrow
Rimmer, Robert H.
Book
Letters to author Robert H. Rimmer about non-traditional sexual experiences and explorations, such as group marriage.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Greenery Press
Publishes books for the sexually adventurous. Greenery Press has built an international reputation for publishing the best in responsible, sexy information about all kinds of consensual non-mainstrea...
Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a na...
Polyamory
Discussion of polyamorous relationships.
Sexsources.ca
A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools ma...
Society for Human Sexuality
Social and educational organization whose purpose is to promote understanding and appreciation for the many forms of adult intimate relationships and consensual sexual expression.
Polyamory Society
Promotes and supports the interest of individuals of multipartner relationships and families.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a national organization and resour...

From the Connexions Archives

Beyond Monogamy
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A newsletter dedicated to exploring and facilitating alternatives to traditional monogamous relationships. There is a collection of these newsletters from 1980 through 1982 in the Connexions Archive.
Loving More
New Models for Relationships
Website
Organization and resource for people who who wish to move beyond traditional monogamy.
Peptalk
Periodical profile published 1989
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
Polyamory
Website
Polyamory Society
Website
Promotes and supports the interest of individuals of multipartner relationships and families.
SexSources.ca
Website
A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools ma...