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But Marschner persuaded her to keep seeing him, reassuring her that it wouldn't be a booty-call thing. "I was like, 'Okay, I like hanging out with you,' " she remembers saying.The next time they discussed their relationship status was a few months later.in regard to matters of sexual fidelity; the custom or practice of engaging in multiple sexual relationships with the knowledge and consent of all partners involved."Polyamory in the United States has roots in the 19th-century Oneida Community in upstate New York, where all members were considered married to one other, according to Deborah Anapol, author of "Polyamory in the 21st Century." Modern versions came out of the free-love movement of the 1960s, but the term "polyamorous," combining the Greek and Latin words for "many" and "love," wasn't coined until 1990 and was added to the OED in 2006.It draws adults of all ages, and online dating has made it easier for the polyamorous and poly-curious to find one another.
Ruvinsky didn't want anything super- casual, so she figured that would be it.Marschner told her his other relationships, with two other women, weren't so casual; there was an emotional attachment.He'd been reading about polyamory, he said, and he thought it applied to their situation.In January, Ok Cupid recognized the growing prevalence of polyamory among its users, who are generally 35 or younger, by allowing people to search the site as a couple.According to the site's data, 42 percent of its members would consider dating someone in an open or polyamorous relationship.
One of the first was from Bennett Marschner, a 23-year-old video-game technical artist who described himself as a "shameless vehicular vocalist." He seemed funny, she thought.