"I'm not going to be worried about what she does when I'm not around. They let their ego and insecurities come into play." Obviously, that means he gets to do whatever, too.
In fact, the problem comes more from when her friends call her when they see Pitbull out with other girls.
"She's always like, ‘Yeah, I know, he told me.' Other people's bullshit doesn't affect us. Most of Pitbull's friends in Miami aren't as open, and they think he's a bit nuts.
"At the same time, they'll be like, ‘Damn, I wish I had a relationship like yours,'" he says.
Call them cheaters, swingers, or "whatever couples"—the bottom line is these couples buck monogamy for a more open approach to their relationship.
Sex with another person is allowed, but it's not flaunted or discussed outside the household. THE SCIENCE OF MONOGAMY "There are a wide variety of open-relationship models out there, and they can vary drastically from one couple to another," says David Barash, Ph.
You love her, you really do, but sometimes you'd like some . With about 50% of marriages ending in divorce, many reporting infidelity as the reason, some couples are challenging the boundaries of traditional relationships in order to keep the spark.
"It was painful," says Karen*, "but the fact that we could be so honest with each other, I think, made our love stronger." Full disclosure allowed them to clear the quiet tension that had been building between them.Here are their tales: FREEDOM TO HUNT Rapper Pitbull, 26, takes an extremely different approach to his relationship of nine years compared with that of other guys in hip-hop.The Cuban artist lives by the words Ojos que no ven, corazon que no siente, which loosely translates to "What the eyes don't see, the heart doesn't feel," he says.They now have an understanding but don't discuss the details."It's funny, but I don't cheat as much as I used to," says Jake, "and I look at things differently.