an open marriage

an open marriage

A marriage between two people who do not object to each other continuing to have other sexual or romantic partners. A: "Lila has a new boyfriend? I thought she was married to Chad." B: "Oh, they have an open marriage." Don't worry, I still date other people—my wife and I have an open marriage.
See also: marriage, open
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There are other notable characters who are also having marital issues, such as the friends of Akram and Nayla who seem to have an open marriage in the sense they have relationships with other people, but stay together for the sake of their son who has Down syndrome.
id=15392899) told ABC News  that he had asked her for an open marriage so that he could carry on his relation with Callista, who used to be a congressional aide.
Dear Coleen My husband and I are meant to have an open marriage but I've discovered his so-called daters with other women have been spent alone at the cinema or in bars.
He claims he's done nothing wrong as he and his partner have an open marriage.
When her husband suggests an open marriage, she is the first to implement the new policy, to his dismay; Caridad will ever after follow her heart, lust, and taste for adventure.
Carla Gugino has played a mom who helps rescue her daughter from the Big One in "San Andreas," a Secret Service agent in Fox limited series "Wayward Pines," and a lawyer who has an open marriage with the secretary of state on HBO political satire "The Brink.
All of a sudden, her world falls completely apart when she discovers that (a) her parents have an open marriage, (b) her father is secretly homosexual, and (c) her father has contracted HIV.
Head of Juvenile Inspection of Alamedin police department Burul Toktosunova told a press conference in Bishkek on January 15 that the boy was born in an open marriage.
Wizard and the Witch provides a fine oral history of Oberon Zell and Morning Glory: two individuals who embraced Paganism as their spiritual path and who lived in an open marriage for over forty years.
The trailer of the WE TV show showed the 28-year-old former Playboy model wondering if she should have an open marriage with Baskett, the New York Daily News reported.
Jenny Block is a lifestyle and travel writer and the author of Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage (2008 Lambda Literary Award).
Let me first say this, there are far more important things to talk about in regards to what is happening in the world than whether I have an open marriage or not," Pinkett Smith posted, reports femalefirst.
The comic reportedly had an open marriage, with Telfer.
Maybe he was denying that he was finally honest with wife Marianne, by asking for an open marriage rather than cheating behind her back?
Contrary to expectations of uncertainty about women's backing for Gingrich, the final vote count in S Carolina dispelled that showing that Gingrich handled the question about ex-wife's allegation about wanting to have an open marriage as their union was falling apart in 1999.