A person with polyamorous relationships may also engage in swinging and other open relationships.
As well, swingers occasionally develop deep emotional attachments with their sexual friends.
Polyamory is a less specific term than polygamy, the practice or condition of having more than one spouse.
No single definition of "polyamory" has universal acceptance, with the Oxford English Dictionary having widely divergent definitions for the word for the UK and US versions.
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This panel brings together scholars across human computer interaction, communication, information studies, and Internet studies to examine methodological issues that have arisen in their own work on online dating, with the objective of broadening these issues of ethics and methods to the wider CSCW community.
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AU - Hancock, Jeff PY - 2015/1/1Y1 - 2015/1/1N2 - As a socio-technical phenomenon, online dating has significant appeal to researchers interested in various aspects of human-computer interaction - presentation of self in online environments; norms of disclosure and deception; and the extent to which technological design informs dynamics of human relationships.
Available from, DOI: TY - CHAPT1 - Online dating as Pandora's box T2 - Methodological issues for the CSCW community AU - Zytko, Doug AU - Lingel, Jessa AU - Birnholtz, Jeremy AU - Ellison, Nicole B.
Although many sources define polyamory as a sexual and/or romantic relationship practice or form, the North american version of the OED declares it a philosophy or state, and some believe that it should be classified an orientation or identity (like sexual orientation or gender identity).
Areas of difference arise regarding the degree of commitment, such as in the practice of casual sexual activities, and whether it represents a viewpoint or a relational status quo (i.e., whether a person without current partners should be considered "polyamorous").