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Today there are poly blogs and podcasts, local get-togethers, and an online polyamory magazine called Loving More with 15,000 regular readers.Celebrities like actress Tilda Swinton and Carla Bruni, the first lady of France, have voiced support for nonmonogamy, while Greenan herself has become somewhat of an unofficial spokesperson, as the creator of a comic Web series about the practice—called "Family"—that's loosely based on her life.Nor are they polygamists of the sort portrayed on HBO's Big Love; they aren't religious, and they don't have multiple wives.

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The term "polyamory," coined in the 1990s, popped up in both the Merriam-Webster and Oxford English dictionaries in 2006.

Polyamory might sound like heaven to some: a variety of partners, adding spice and a respite from the familiarity and boredom that's doomed many a traditional couple.

His mother, Vera, looks over and smiles; she's there with her boyfriend, Larry.

Suddenly it starts to rain, and the group must move inside.

Recently, Terisa decided to add Matt, a London transplant to Seattle, to the mix.

Matt's wife, Vera, was OK with that; soon, she was dating Terisa's husband, Larry.The notion of multiple-partner relationships is as old as the human race itself.But polyamorists trace the foundation of their movement to the utopian Oneida commune of upstate New York, founded in 1848 by Yale theologian John Humphrey Noyes."There have always been some loud-mouthed ironclads talking about the labors of monogamy and multiple-partner relationships," says Ken Haslam, a retired anesthesiologist who curates a polyamory library at the Indiana University-based Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction."But finally, with the Internet, the thing has really come about." With polyamorists' higher profile has come some growing pains.Gay-marriage advocates have become leery of public association with the poly cause—lest it give their enemies ammunition.

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