Originally Posted by Ariakas
Polyandry, which you mentioned is polygamy in reverse.
Actually, slightly wrong. Strictly speaking:
Polyandry is a woman with multiple husbands
Polygeny is a man with multiple wives
Polygamy is in fact the blanket term that includes both.
And yes, most poly relationships on here would not fit into any of those narrow boundaries so they are not terrifically useful terms.
Sorry to hijack your thread Girlcaleb!