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The Secrets Behind Serial Monogamy

Despite the fact that humans are not naturally monogamous, there's something within us that seeks the companionship and stability one-on-one commitments offer. In a way, serial monogamy is a happy medium for many. Serial lovers get to express and explore these different components of their personalities with each relationship they try out.

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What Kind Of Guys Look For Affairs Online?

In "The Cheaters Club," a piece for vanityfair.com, single chick, Melanie Berliet poses as an unhappily married woman on the prowl on the cheating site The Ashley Madison Agency. She analyzes three men and makes some pretty broad assumptions about monogamy.

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Monogamy Akin To Incest? Really?

Psychologist and author, Christopher Ryan thinks monogamy doesn't make biological sense. At one point on his blog for PsychologyToday.com he compares married couples to siblings and alludes to their sex as a form of incest.

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Consciousness and Sexuality

Most of us are not ready for the honesty, transparency and humility that are necessary to make polyamory work. When I say humility, I mean being able to look at your own jealousies and insecurities with a gentle eye and a willingness to speak your truth with love.

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Consciousness and Sexuality

Last week Newsweek ran an article on polyamory. It got me thinking about consciousness, sexuality and relationships. Most of us are not ready for the honesty, transparency and humility that are necessary to make polyamory work. When I say humility, I mean being able to look at your own jealousies and insecurities with a gentle eye and a willingness to speak your truth with love.

The Seven Year Itch
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The Seven Year Itch

Is seven years (give or take) the natural lifespan of a monogamous relationship? If we didn’t have social constraints, would most relationships end gracefully at about seven years? It seems reasonable.

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The Museum of Sex

Lila here~ I spent the weekend in NYC with a great friend. It began with the Museum of Sex at 233 Fifth Ave (at 27th St). The ground floor was all about animals and sexuality. I learned so many fun and interesting (and some slightly disturbing) things, I wanted to share a few with you. I’ll start with the disturbing thing; let’s just get that out of the way.

Does Casual Sex Screw Up Emotional Intimacy?
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Does Casual Sex Screw Up Emotional Intimacy?

NPR.com published an article a few days ago titled, "Sex Without Intimacy: No Dating, No Relationships." We're all supposed to analyze whether or not stable, long-term, monogamous relationships are on the way out due to our casual college-like view of sex into adulthood.

Marilyn Monroe Hormone Identified
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Marilyn Monroe Hormone Identified

A group of scientists from the University of Texas think they've pinpointed a hormone that gifts women with an hourglass shape, an aura of attractiveness, and an intense desire to cheat on their boyfriends or husbands. Researchers think a hormone called oestradoil, dubbed the Marilyn Monroe hormone, is to blame for certain behaviors and physical attributes like a symmetrical face, large breasts, low waist to hip ratio, and a pattern of serial monogamy with infidelity.