The TV show “20/20” recently aired a special on open marriage called, “Strange Arrangements: The New Sex”, which featured a married couple and the partners they have outside of their relationship.  Taking lovers outside of marriage has been going on throughout history; the twist in a modern open marriage is that the choice to sleep with others is agreed upon by both partners in the relationship.  Proponents give many reasons in favor of open marriage, such as the assertions that it’s healthier than cheating and that it’s an easy way to add spice to the relationship.  Opponents point out that for them, jealousy and other negative emotions would come into play, making an open marriage impossible.

Read the full article here:  Open Marriage: It’s Intriguing But It’s So Not For Me