Alternative lifestyles dating
Saunders, a sophomore planning to major in anthropology, is currently balancing three separate relationships.She said polyamory has allowed her bonds to develop organically, in contrast to past monogamous relationships, which she felt restricted her freedom to meet new people and partners.“I would never have considered it in the past, but a lot of people are becoming more open and willing to pursue it,” Saunders said.First-year Pitt guard Parker Stewart announced via Twitter on Friday that he will be transferring from the Pitt basketball program.
Outside of the university setting, there are pushes to normalize polyamory in American society.
I spoke with a few self-identified poly participants with online dating experience who wished to remain anonymous.
Among them I found a consensus to use OKCupid, despite some gripes.
Said one couple I spoke with: “OKCupid has been the most effective in finding long-term partners as opposed to one-off hook-ups.
We met all of our regular partners through OKCupid and followed a more-or-less ‘traditional’ dating pattern with most of them.” I found that any success with the platform begun with a period of research and sifting through questions to build a match percentage that didn’t attempt to lump polyamorous intentions in with the much-stigmatized “casual sex”-seeking crowd.
“I get crushes on people left and right, and so I wouldn’t want to make a partner uncomfortable in a purely monogamous situation.”Because he is gay, Vitullo said he sometimes gets jealous when Konstant, who is bisexual, shows interest in women.