Polygamy dating rules
Those who continued forming plural marriages were eventually excommunicated and became the Fundamentalist Mormons, which include various sects including the FLDS, the AUB, the Priesthood Work and the Independent Fundamentalists not associated with any particular group.
There are actually quite a few different sects that fall under the heading "Fundamentalist Mormon," and distinguishing between them can be helpful in understanding how polygamy is practiced by the group.
Whether ancient or modern, polygamous or monogamous, marriage has rules. In Fundamentalist Mormonism, there is no set limit to the number of wives in one marriage.
Solomon lost God's favor when he married women who did not give up idolatry, David when he sent a woman's husband to the front lines so he could marry her. Often, those considerations draw on religious beliefs: The Quran allows a man to take up to four wives.
Temple - in her late 20s - is Moroni's 'other' wife.
These two women share their lives, their home and their beds with the same husband, bound together by their polygamist marriages.
So you’ve been reading about polyamory and have decided it’s something you want to try.
Martha has her arm around her husband Moroni and is clucking like an indulgent hen as she tries to coax him into a better temper.This will likely change with time, experience, and the people you meet, but it’s still good to set a baseline expectation.Does the idea of a big house with five or six adults sharing love, sex, and household responsibilities sound awesome or alarming?We understand that these relationship agreements are not all encompassing, and we may make verbal agreements in addition to these bottom lines.
Dyadic relationships may negotiate additional agreements and/or specific short term (temporary) agreements above and beyond what is listed here.
If you want the cliff notes on how we do polyamory and create relationship agreements, there are five basic bottom lines: 1) Do no harm, 2) Practice Self Love, 3) Total transparency, 3) Safe sex and 5) Reduce drama.