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Old 11-07-2011, 11:22 AM
zylya zylya is offline
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Sussex, UK
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To me, what you're describing is polyamory. To me, it's the ability to love more than one person. I believe that all humans are naturally polyamorous, and monogamy and non-monogamy are relationship SYSTEMS, to which we have preference, based on a whole host of factors that are unrelated to that ability to love more than one. As an example I know that I'm perfectly capable of being in a monogamous relationship, I just don't want to. I have before, and enjoyed it, but it just doesn't interest me so much any more - I prefer the freedom. But I still believe that all people are emotionally capable (nature) of loving more than one, but the whole of the rest of our lives (nurture) determine whether we tend to monogamous or non-monogamous relationships. There are people who can do both, and some that mix the two (polyfi for example), since it's more of a sliding scale than two separate and opposite points.
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