Perhaps it's the flexibility in their gender and relationship statuses—for instance, you can list yourself as 'attached' as well as 'looking' at the same time.
Or, maybe it's the open feel of the site that welcomes folks of all loving beliefs to its folds.
Meanwhile, 42% of OKCupid users say they would consider dating someone already in an open relationship, up from 34% five years ago.
During the same period, the number of users who said they would only be in a monogamous relationship fell from 56% to 44%." We saw a need coming from current users in non-monogamous relationships and we identified that there was a trend towards more openness, and even curiosity, regarding non-monogamous and open relationships," Jimena Almendares, OKCupid's chief product officer, said in an email explaining the new offering.
That helps explain why, when Open launched last year, over 36,000 people joined within the first week."The concept of monogamy is outdated, and monotony has pushed many relationships to take a turn for the 'monogamish,'" said Open Minded founder and CEO, Brandon Wade.
"It's not all full-swap swinging or poly-lifestyles.
OKCupid says the move reflects changing expectations concerning romantic relationships.
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