When you think about it "non-monogamy" isn't that unusual, it's just the consensual bit some might find a novelty. Kyle MacDonald explains.
The American Psychological Association recently caused a bit of a stir in conservative Christian communities in the USA by announcing they were forming a new research group, the "Task Force on Consensual Non-Monogamy".
This very unsexy name - for quite a sexy topic - is a term used interchangeably with polyamory, or the practice of having more than one intimate partner at one time. For some people this involves having more than one intimate relationship. For some it