First there were two. Then there were three, four, or however many partners a shared Google Calendar could schedule. But what does intimacy look like for the growing number of couples who choose to open up to sexual, or even romantic, relationships with others? Stephanie d’Arc Taylor goes fishing in the brave new world of nonmonogamy and discovers that with great freedom comes great responsibility, and a whole lot of talking. This essay appeared in Issue Thirty-Four in Winter 2019. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/24886567/download.mp3 — TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Audio The New Narcissism Should you learn to love thy selfie? Audio A Gendered History of the Muse On women who inspire men. Audio Algorithms: The Ultimate Influencer On the hidden forces that shape your taste. Audio The Economy of Ideas Why is everyone reading Sapiens? Audio What happened to life hacking? On the rise and decline of an internet philosophy. Audio In Defense of Loneliness What’s the difference between loneliness and solitude?