Question: What is a relationship with 2 wives called?

Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, state of marriage to many spouses) is the practice of marrying multiple spouses. When a man is married to more than one wife at the same time, sociologists call this polygyny. When a woman is married to more than one husband at a time, it is called polyandry.

What is it called when you have two wives?

Polyamory and polygamy are both gender-neutral terms. They can refer to women having multiple partners of any gender, men having multiple partners of any gender, or nonbinary people having partners of any gender. Polygyny specifically refers to a man who has multiple wives.

What is the relationship between 2 wives?

Polygamy is “the practice or condition of having more than one spouse, esp. wife, at one time.” Heres the important part: polygamy refers generally to multiple spouses or multiple marriages, not husbands or wives in particular. The opposite of polygamy is monogamy.

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