Reasons you might consider an open relationship: You and your partner both have a lot of love to give and believe you can love more than one person at once. You want to explore your sexuality or sexual relationships with someone of a different gender. You and your partner have a case of mismatched libidos.
What does it mean when she says she wants an open relationship?
Open relationships means they allow their partner … to have sex with others, whether this is together or separate. Whereas [in] polyamory, they also allow to form a stronger emotional connection with this other person. And sometimes this includes sex.
Do open relationship marriages work?
It is said that less than 1% of couples are in open marriages, Neil explains. Twenty-percent of couples have experimented with consensual non monogamy [but] open marriage has a 92% failure rate.