Definition of Open Relationship
Open Relationship Pronunciation
Syllabification: o·pen re·la·tion·ship
- American English – /OH-puhn ri-lAY-shuhn-ship/
- British English – /OH-puhn ri-lAY-shuhn-ship/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈoʊpən riˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp/
- British English – /ˈəʊpən rɪˈleɪʃənʃɪp/
- Plural: open relationships
- Type: open marriage
- Family and Kinship Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “open” and “relationship” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Coltrane, Scott. 2004. Families and Society: Classic and Contemporary Readings. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
- Walker, Rebecca, ed. 2009. One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk about Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Polyamory, Househusbandry, Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love. New York: Riverhead Books.
- covenant marriage
- deinstitutionalization of marriage
- open marriage
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “open relationship.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 27, 2022 (https://sociologydictionary.org/open-relationship/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
open relationship. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/open-relationship/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “open relationship.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 27, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/open-relationship/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“open relationship.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/open-relationship/>.