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Polyamory: Is it greedy and selfish? Or are multiple partners the key to fulfilling relationships?


by Mairead Heffron
03rd Aug 2022

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As more and more people openly explore polyamory in Ireland (with 1,500 in one Facebook group), we talk to Catalina (35), who lives in Dublin, about their non-monogamous lifestyle and the liberation of shaking up the accepted idea of settling down with ‘the one’.

There’s a perception sometimes, “that we are greedy and selfish and fear real commitment. But what is selfish in committing to be there and loving multiple people? What is greedy in sharing yourself with multiple people and allowing them the space and freedom to share themselves with others as well?” Catalina is talking about polyamory, the practice of engaging in multiple romantic (and typically sexual) relationships, with the consent of all the people involved.  Catalina,...

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