Originally Posted by CrapEndOfTheStick
I'm about to say, "The open marriage is now closed.. No more Dom.. It's DONE." ...
This. If it's not working for you and she isn't making an attempt to make it work, this is what's left.
It reallyreally sucks, yet that's what it is.
When speaking of various forms of non-monogamy...it ain't poly if you're just fucking around.
While polyamory, open relationships, and swinging are all distinctly different approaches to non-monogamy, they are not mutually exlusive. Folks can, and some do, engage in more than one of them at a time--and it's all good.