Question: Will an open marriage work?

It is said that less than 1% of couples are in open marriages, Neil explains. Twenty-percent of couples have experimented with consensual non monogamy [but] open marriage has a 92% failure rate.

Do open marriages ever work?

Certainly, an open relationship cannot save a marriage, says Taormino. In fact, if there are existing conflicts, power struggles, and other issues in a relationship when you open up a monogamous relationship, those will become magnified times ten.

Can an open marriage be successful?

While successful open relationships certainly require more from the involved parties, plenty of couples have found a way to have a happy and healthy open marriage. But open marriages and open relationships are becoming more acceptable as modern couples look for alternatives to traditional coupling.

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