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It is an automatic that when you are in a relationship, your sole attraction and focus is on your significant other. BUT, what if though you feel that you are completely in love with your significant other, you still find yourself being attracted to others. Is it ok to be attracted to be others while in a relationship? Or, does being so mean that you are not as fully in-love and committed to your significant other as you thought you were? Do you think it’s OK to be attracted to others when you’re in a relationship?
Some people would say that if you find yourself attract to other people while you are in a relationship, then you probably shouldn’t be in a relationship and should go “sow your royals oats”. However, I feel that part of being human and the beauty of being so, is that we can have various different attractions to people for reason that are completely harmless. For example, a woman could be attracted to the way a guy works incredibly hard for himself and is family. A man could be attracted to how a woman is always dressed to impress. These two examples are “basic” ones but, overall support my point on why it can be ok to be attracted to others while in a relationship. Do you think it’s OK to be attracted to others when you’re in a relationship?
One of many problems in our current society is that people love to put labels on shit and judge every damn thing. Just because you are in a relationship, doesn’t mean all your feelings and senses are directly centered around the person you are with. Like if a married man complimented a woman on how great she looks, it would automatically be assumed that he is trying to shoot his shot. And if a married woman did the exact same thing to a man, she would be viewed as being a harlot. We have got to get out of this mindset that being in a relationship means you are forever forbidden from liking, admiring, and appreciating various different qualities and attributes in others. Do you think it’s OK to be attracted to others when you’re in a relationship?
Now, don’t get me wrong, if you find that you are feeling SEXUAL attraction to someone, then that is a whole different problem that you should address openly with your significant other before you go out and cheat on them. And yes, even the harmless attractions can lead to something more but again, if that is the case, you should have an honest talk with your partner. I am in no way condoning nor saying that having sexual attractions to others while in a relationship is totally fine because it definitely isn’t. What I am saying, is that there are different types and levels of attractions that can be the definition of innocent and will not constitute as you “disrespecting” nor “mentally cheating” on your partner. Do you think it’s OK to be attracted to others when you’re in a relationship?
Crossing The Line Or Not
So, to recap, yes, I think it is ok to be attracted to others while you are in a relationship. BUT, it depends on what you are attracted to and how strong that attraction is. Don’t be out here having intense attractions to other people while you are with someone cause if that is the case, you should be single. Think before you fuck your happy home.
Do you think it’s OK to be attracted to others when you’re in a relationship? Let us know below.
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Kennisha is currently studying at Southern New Hampshire University to obtain her bachelors in Creative Writing. She is an avid lover of art and poetry. Her favorite word is "create" because she feels the word "represents the endless possibilities and marvelous creations the mind can conjure".