Failure or change? Redefining the “End” of Polyamorous Relationships

Failure or change? Redefining the “End” of Polyamorous Relationships

this might be a chapter forthcoming in Selves, Symbols and Sexualities: modern Readings, modified by Staci Newmahr and Thomas Weinberg. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Relationships in the us at the start of the 21 st century occur in a situation that is uniquely schizophrenic which couples routinely promise to keep together “until death do we part” inside their wedding vows, even though many people are painfully conscious that approximately 50 % of all marriages result in divorce proceedings (Cherlin, 405). Although many families have actually divorced members within their kinship sites, mainstream knowledge nevertheless describes a married relationship or long-lasting relationship that leads to any kind of result besides death as a deep failing. Young ones of divorce proceedings are believed to result from “broken domiciles” (Fagan) and their moms and dads have actually “failed marriages” which mark them as individual, relational, and usually economic problems (Madow and Hardy). These norms that are cultural “successful” relationships as monogamous and permanent for the reason that the two individuals included stay together without exceptions. Seguir leyendo «Failure or change? Redefining the “End” of Polyamorous Relationships»