Category: open relationship dating guides

  • The Importance of Self-Care in Open Relationships

    The Importance of Self-Care in Open Relationships

    Open relationships often help couples and individuals foster more meaningful relationships. With unique, more spirited emotional dynamics and complexities at play, open relationships sometimes require a bit more self care. Those who partake in open relationships should realize the importance of self-care and emotional wellbeing in their journey. Forgetting to do so can ultimately cause…

  • The Role of Social Media in Modern Relationships – Do’s and Don’ts

    The Role of Social Media in Modern Relationships – Do’s and Don’ts

    Social media is one of the Internet’s most utilized tools. People use social media to stay connected with others. In the modern dating world, social media is the very basis of the online dating experience. Dating sites like Open Relationship are, at their cores, social media websites. There’s some irony in this article which can’t…

  • Mending Communication Gaps in Modern Dating

    Mending Communication Gaps in Modern Dating

    We’ve all been there. Your relationship communication breaks down and suddenly, you’re on the skids. Once you’re in a bad relationship spot, it can be tough to fix. But it’s certainly not impossible. Modern dating is ripe with communication challenges. Learning how to fix these issues in open relationships and beyond is essential to a…

  • Mindful Connections: Navigating the World of Distracted Dating

    Mindful Connections: Navigating the World of Distracted Dating

    More often than not, we meet our potential partners online. The point is, technology is our friend when it comes to making new connections, particularly when we consider inclusive and open relationship dating. But equally, technology can be our foe as it offers consistent distractions. Embracing mindfulness in our relationships is an essential way forward…

  • Mastering First Dates in Today’s Diverse Dating Scene

    Mastering First Dates in Today’s Diverse Dating Scene

    Modern dating has evolved. The dating scene today isn’t your parent’s dating scene. There’s a more openness and inclusivity involved in today’s dating dichotomy. And that’s a great thing. However, it comes with its own complications and riddles. So let’s dive into how we can master first dates in the age of diverse dating.

  • [Study] Almost 1 in 5 Americans Have Been in Open Relationships

    In a world where the definition of love is continually evolving, interest in non-traditional relationships, particularly open relationships, continues to grow. Exploring non-traditional relationships is gaining traction in America, with a new survey finding nearly 1 in 5 Americans having been in an open relationship. OpenRelationship, a dating app and website that offers modern dating…

  • The Evolution of Love: How Dating Has Changed in the 21st Century

    The Evolution of Love: How Dating Has Changed in the 21st Century

    Dating today is just, well, different. At least when we compare it to 20 years ago. Of course, that change is expected. At the same time, surveying our past can often lead us to understanding our future. Today we’ll look at some of the major overhauls the dating world has experienced over the 21st century…

  • A Guide to Inclusive Dating in a Modern World

    A Guide to Inclusive Dating in a Modern World

    Love and relationships can take many forms. Love and dating are as diverse as the people who experience them. The days of a single model of relationship type are mostly gone. Today, we find ourselves among many types of relationship styles which amounts to a vibrant spectrum of love. Let’s explore the essence of inclusive…

  • The Positive Mental Health Effects of Open Relationships

    The Positive Mental Health Effects of Open Relationships

    Our bias noted: open relationships feel pretty mentally good. The world is experiencing a shift in relationship perspectives as more couples look to leverage the power of an open relationship. These are often couples marred by traditional relationship struggles. Those struggles can feel defeating to both partners. Hence, the open relationship becomes a solution to…

  • Proactive Strategies to Avoid Common Failures in Open Relationships

    Proactive Strategies to Avoid Common Failures in Open Relationships

    Many monogamous couples are discovering the potential an open relationship has on saving their relationships. Because of this, couples may sometimes think that open relationships are a cure-all. But in the end, open relationships are just like any relationship: if you don’t do the work, it may fail. And doing the work entails being aptly…