The harm of serial monogamy can harm both the serial monogamist and their partners. The partner likely feels a strong connection with the serial monogamist and believes the relationship will last forever, or at least for years to come.
Why is serial monogamy bad?
Why serial monogamy is bad for you: Relationships stimulate our brains like DRUGS and we need a single break to shake off the withdrawal symptoms. Being addicted to love means youre addicted to the attachment and comfort of a person and really addicted to the dopamine high that comes along with the relationship.
What is the problem with monogamy?
You cannot explore relationships with other people. You cant get too close to people you could potentially be attracted to. There are limits to your flirtation. You cannot confide in someone more than you confide in the person youre with.
Do serial monogamists get married?
While a serial monogamist likely has never been married or engaged, they do tend to have a history of long-term relationships. “They enjoy deepening a relationship and getting close with others, rather than keeping things casual and light,” Diller explains.