Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships
Relationship expert and bestselling author Tristan Taormino offers a bold new strategy for creating loving, lasting relationships. 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 ope
I was a bit scared to read this.
I bought this book after running into several folks over a ten year period that were into palyamory--having more than one lover at a time.
To be honest, I was half way between fear on this and the weariness of judging my two or three friends who were oriented this way--multiple lovers. I felt their honesty and candor and approach to sexual integrity was scoring far better (not to mention more often!) than many of my church friends, some of whom were defending to the death long dead marriages; lifeless, dry, sexless "relationships".
With Taormino's interviews of 100 plus folks in alternative relationships, a few things stood out for me from my perspective as a traditional type married and sometimes churchy guy. All of us could learn a good deal from Tristan's book on the matter of communication and honesty. I've learned from this book what a joy it is, for example, to have permission from a spouse to notice hot ladies on the street or market. And to have...
Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships is one of best selling in Love & Romance category.