Can a marital relationship become more stable in an open marriage?
Does it provide the necessary elements that foster love and trust?
Can it last? The author writes of her personal experiences in an open marriage and its effects.
She candidly describes the relationships between herself and her different partners with insight into her feelings and reactions about her husband's connections to his partners.
Discover the results of an open marriage from one who had a mutual agreement with her husband to engage in it.
The outcome may surprise you.
After extensive research and reading, Jennifer and Colin choose to have an open marriage.
Jennifer believes their relationship is strong and secure enough to avoid the pitfalls of a nonexclusive arrangement.
She believes that total honesty, acceptance, and communication can make it work.
In candid, erotic descriptions of her different relationships and those of her husband, Jennifer Gates captures the desire and erotic appeal of her open marriage as well as the destructive forces of jealousy, selfishness, and mistrust that ultimately threaten the primary relationship with her husband.
She loses the love and trust on which they built their life together, yet the relationship survives because of Jennifer's determination and commitment to the marriage.
Jennifer exposes the seductive yet damaging effects of nonexclusive relationships and shares her experience of catharsis, growth, and wisdom gained through her bad and good choices and her final return to marital fidelity.
Without expounding on the principles of marriage, Jennifer tells a factual story of sexual experimentation from which she learns that marriage endures not in lust but in love.