While scientists cannot reach consensus about whether humans are naturally monogamous or not, the consensus amongst leading therapists and the general public remains that a sexually and romantically exclusive relationship is the only practical, and moral, option.
Lee Kofman is an author of four books, including the memoir The Dangerous Bride. Her short works have been widely published in Australia, UK, Scotland, Israel, Canada and US, including in Best Australian Stories, Best Australian Essays and Meanjin. Lee also mentors writers and her blog was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014. More information at www.leekofman.com.au