An open marriage can be healthy, but it wont likely save a relationship thats in trouble. In fact, if there are existing conflicts, power struggles, and other issues in a relationship when you open up a monogamous relationship, those will become magnified times ten.
Is it okay to have an open marriage?
Yes, monogamy has traditionally governed the world of romantic relationships. But open marriages and open relationships are becoming more acceptable as modern couples look for alternatives to traditional coupling. It can also offer a new level of emotional and physical intimacy.
Is open marriage dangerous?
While the debate rages on, all sub-factions seem to agree that open marriage can pose a serious threat to the primary relationship if certain rules to protect its long-term viability are not agreed upon and followed. While the rules can change, they must then be re-negotiated.
What is the purpose of open marriage?
Generally, people enter open relationships because they think its going to bring them more pleasure, joy, love, satisfaction, orgasms, excitement, or some combination of those.