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Old 08-26-2011, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by faraway7 View Post
Hi. Im new to all this. I hope this question does not offend you as its not meant to. but just suppose God forbid anything happened to your hubby while he was deployed, while you were in the company of another man.
wouldnt you feel guilty?
Actually, in the United States, the practice of consensual non-monogamy began to really take hold in the military (1940s), specifically among fighter pilots and their wives. Pilots and their families were very close and because of the higher chance of fatality among pilots during wartime, they had agreements among each other to look after the others' wives. And since pilots tended not to go out drinking when they were home, "wife swapping" was practiced and surely evolved into polyamory (love) due to the deep bonds among Air Force families.
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