I very much appreciate the sentiment and the effort, although it really didn’t go like that at all. I was the one to suggest that we open up and always felt comfortable with it when we did. He readily agreed, but I was the one who initiated it and led the way, and he was the one who had to go through the adjustment period. Plus, we only see other people together.

Overwhelmingly, it’s women who suggest opening up existing relationships.

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