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Old 11-20-2012, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by snowbunnie View Post
So I just recently discovered polyandry. I've known about polyamory, where one man has multiple women in a relationship, and I wondered about the flip side of that, what if one woman had multiple relationships with men.
You may want to visit our Glossary - you've got your terms a bit mixed up. Polyamory isn't only one man with multiple women; it is an umbrella term for any configuration of multiple loving relationships. Polyandry means a wife with two or more husbands, and polygyny means a husband with two or more wives; these terms, obviously refer to something that is illegal in most places.
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An excellent blog post on hierarchy in polyamory:
solopoly.net/2014/10/31/why-im-not-a-secondary-partner-the-short-version/
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