More than half of these relationships started out as monogamous, then opened their relationships after some period of time. In fact, the study says, non-monogamous couples can actually be closer than their more faithful counterparts. Coulter, R.
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Whatever the parameters look like, it is important that you both agree on them together.
Sharing personal information brings people closer together. Even now, six years after posting our original study, we get hits How men communicate in long- term gay relationships day at our website, and the report on that study is being downloaded times a month.
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Throughout my time working with young people, I have had the opportunity to witness amazing conversations. There is nothing in this study that would lead us to conclude that preaching monogamy would be an effective HIV prevention strategy.
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