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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 usa at the beginning 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 end up in divorce proceedings (Cherlin, 405). Although many families have actually divorced people within their kinship companies, old-fashioned wisdom nevertheless defines a wedding or long-lasting relationship that leads to just about any result besides death as a deep failing. Kiddies of divorce or separation are thought to result from “broken domiciles” (Fagan) and their parents have actually “failed marriages” which mark them as individual, relational, and usually economic problems (Madow and Hardy). Continuer la lecture de Failure or change? Redefining the “End” of Polyamorous Relationships