Exactly! Very well said. And while it is true that no one love has to tick all of the boxes, that also means that it’s easier to break it off if that person isn’t meeting your standards any longer. In a monogamous relationship, it’s all or nothing. With poly, you don’t have to choose between loneliness/sexlessness and relationship integrity and can therefor keep whatever number of high quality relationships that you wish.

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