figure By JOAN THATIAH Ihave lots of respect for the serial monogamist
. You know, that man or woman who is always in a relationship but with only one person at a time?
, and multi-partnered "experimenters" were found to have significantly different patterns of partner choice, intimacy, and risk-taking (Netting, 1992; Netting & Burnett, 2004).
David says: "I had lots of friends who were serial monogamists
and I'd had a few flings, none of which was perfect, and I thought, that's not for me.
"I had lots of friends who were serial monogamists
and had a series of relationships, none of which was perfect, and I thought, that's not for me.
Stand-goers may be dedicated, but they're not monogamists
. People can happily eat at one place while recommending another.
They may need therapy, along with other serial monogamists
needing to attend LA (Loveoholics Anonymous) meetings.
Polygynists, like monogamists
, are diverse and vary in their beliefs and practices.
Research shows that black women are more likely than women of other races to be serial monogamists
, cycling through relationships with a small circle of men who come in and out of their lives--which means once one person in that circle gets infected, the virus spreads through it like brush fire.
Adolescents are frequently serial monogamists
who have a series of short-lived sexual relationships, Dr.
Yet at that time, Christian monogamists
composed a minority in the world.