Polyamory is a strong word considering the traditional taboos in India which are focused on Monogamy, and Polyamory is frowned upon. But the new generation has mixed views about polyamory.
What is Polyamory?
Polyamory is the practice of engaging in multiple sexual relationships with different partners with the consent of all the people involved. A polyamorous group is committed to everyone of its members, whether it is mentally or physically. Polyamory in India is a relatively new concept.
Polyamory advocates open and egalitarian relationships between multiple partners. It accepts attraction to different people at the same time simultaneously and appreciates that each relationship is pleasing in its own way.
Polyamory must be between consenting adults
The main idea is it has to be between consenting adults. Two or more can write their own rules. They follow what they love. These people do not want to get surrounded by myths and focus on what love is rather than what love is supposed to be.
Honesty is an important component in the poly community. So, individuals cannot cheat their partner, people involved in infidelity are bot welcome.
People involved in polyamory discuss sex more openly and promotes healthy ideas if sex. Falling in love with polyamory is a big journey and just like other relationships, even it has many stages.
Polyamory in India is on the rise
Polyamory in India is on the rise and many people have become really fine with the concept. The entire society is changing and it’s for some good.
But do not get confused between polyamory and polygamy.
What is the difference between polyamory and polygamy?
Polygamy basically means more than one marriage and relates to having a number of relationships with a sense of having some spousal commitment to a number of people at the same time. And the act of polygamy only refers to the act of a man having different relationships or more than one wife. Therefore, it is based on gender.
However, polyamory means many relationships with different people but it does not mean you have to get married. It might be serious relationships but it’s not necessary to get a marriage certificate. And polyamory is open to any number of people and genders too so any man or woman can be involved in polyamory.