Dating multiple partners

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But, at the same time, you aren't a Branch Davidian cult leader and you can't treat the world like a Waco sex compound, stocked with unstable teen runaways.The situation can be a minefield, so here are a couple of ground rules for being an ethical he-ho.In fact, research from around the world has shown that men have significantly greater desire for “sexual variety” (i.e., having a lot of different partners) over the course of their lives than women. From an evolutionary perspective, one of our major motivations or instincts is to produce as many of our own genetic offspring as possible in order to ensure that our genes are carried on to future generations.However, because the act of producing a child is, undisputedly, simpler for men than it is for women, the sexes tend to approach the mating game very differently.I apologized for the delay and expected to hear back. Was I in the wrong to continue to make dates with other people?♦◊♦Dear I’m Not a Heart-breaker Type, As I’ve referenced time and time again, there are people who sign up to be on reality TV show where they are one of many people dating one guy.It was jarring to find out that our great aunt had basically spent her youth as the whore of Babylon. You're going to date Veronica _and _her best friend A lot of my friends, male and female, followed this kind of "Medieval Courtly Love, With Blowjobs" model well into college, like knights and ladies with bitterly divorced parents.

I am trying not to let things move too fast physically or emotionally, but they both seem very interested and I just don’t know what to do.

I’m in my early twenties, done with college, finally in the real world, and am trying to see what is out there for dating.

With where I’m at, I’ve found it isn’t the easiest to meet new people without turning to on-line dating.

I should also note that some individuals simply feel like they can love multiple people at the same time, a practice known as polyamory.

In terms of what the scientific research has to say, you were on to something when you mentioned “survival of the fittest.” The field of evolutionary psychology thinks it is a natural human tendency to desire multiple partners, particularly if you are a man.

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