OKCupid Hearts Polyamorous Relationships With New Function

What’s a romantic relationship? On OKCupid, it is not restricted to only two individuals.

On Friday, OKCupid began to permit customers who outline themselves as "seeing somebody," "married," or "in an open relationship" to hyperlink profiles with their companions, making it simpler for them to search for one other individual for a polyamorous relationship.

The information was first reported by The Atlantic, after which later confirmed by a tweet from OKCupid.

Monogamy ain’t for everybody. Now individuals in polyamorous relationships can hyperlink their OkCupid accounts https://t.co/86pviFovcO

— OkCupid (@okcupid) January eight, 2016

Earlier than, when couples have been in search of one other associate, they needed to search potential matches utilizing their separate profiles, which might typically clarify their state of affairs within the textual content and footage.


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Now OKCupid customers can hyperlink their profiles, permitting potential love pursuits to see immediately that the pair are in a relationship however nonetheless on the lookout for another person. The couples linking function turned out there to all customers on Friday after a restricted launch final month.

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This is not the primary time OKCupid has broadened its definitions. In 2015, it added 22 gender choices, which got here a yr after it allowed individuals to decide on "open relationship" as their standing.