Well, because there is often something missing in their relationship. Many want more diversity, want to try different sexual practices, different styles and want to become better lovers through variation and experiences.
Often it’s the weak polarity, the lack of desire and attraction towards their partner, whom they know from inside out and they start to feel a little bored because they got nothing to share anymore.
In 2015, that number climbed to 42 percent, and 27 percent said they'd consider an open relationship themselves, with less than half saying they'd only be in a monogamous one.That helps explain why, when Open launched last year, over 36,000 people joined within the first week."The concept of monogamy is outdated, and monotony has pushed many relationships to take a turn for the 'monogamish,'" said Open Minded founder and CEO, Brandon Wade.When we are in an open relationship and have other dating partners, we have to understand that every action comes with great responsibility. Because we are still in a relationship and are not just sleeping around like a single, who does not have to care about anyone.Open relationships can be hard work and lots of unconditional love for one another.Rebecca, 34, and her primary partner started using Open Minded to find additional partners after meeting on another dating site.
"As more people realize that the life-long monogamy model doesn't work most of the time, people are opening their minds to alternative relationship styles," she said.Opening up a relationship is not always a walk in the park, especially in the beginning we enter strange territory with lots of traps.So you wonder why do people open up their relationship in the first place?It means to take full responsibility for our actions.When we break a rule and we, for example, forget to tell our main partner that we won’t come home for the night because we stay at our other lover, we have to understand that our main partner might become angry.What is the definition of an open relationship and what does it mean to life such a lifestyle? What rules are required and what matters to keep the peace?