Definitions

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  • adj. Not monogamous.

Etymologies

non- +‎ monogamous (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “Sweethearting” and “taking up” were usually nonmonogamous relationships, which according to historian Anthony Kaye, were “a temporary tie that entailed more prerogatives than obligations and many new feelings and pleasures.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • We can also see this in the contrapositive: having more than one sexual partner is by definition nonmonogamous.

    s-e-x. « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • The critters that light up near their lifemates are monogamous, but the ones who light up during family-type activities are nonmonogamous.

    poly people « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • Human behavior of the nonmonogamous type is all around me here.

    Fallout

  • She said you were aggressively nonmonogamous, that you treated your friends like they were the salt of the earth but your girlfriends like they were one step away from turning on you, and that if I wanted a lover who could actually process things all the way through, you were not that woman. "....."

    MORE FROM GINNY BATES -- NO U-HAULS, JUST BORROW A FRIEND'S TRUCK

  • Also, most people are also physically nonmonogamous.

    i believe in open relationships « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • The way I see it, is that most people are already emotionally nonmonogamous.

    i believe in open relationships « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • Mr. Bernstein's survey of Westerners in the fleshpots of the East -- ranging from the 17th century to the present -- is actually cultural history with a point, an attempt to show that nonmonogamous sex in the Orient (at least for men in power) long carried no contingent connotation of sin and was, in fact, a natural part of the masculine condition.

    Seeking Pleasure Far From Home

  • That is why the CDC has a public-health mandate to arrest and quaratine those who practice nonmonogamous lifestyles.

    Links about Marriage Equality

  • Plenty of straight men find that a one-way nonmonogamous committed relationship works just fine for them

    Links about Marriage Equality

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