Can we love multiple partners? We should be more accepting of love between any combination of two or more males and/or females (polyamorous) according to Openminded.
Polyamorous is a combination of the Greek word poly or several and the Latin word amor or love. According to this Huffing Post article, Openminded is a group advocating intimate relationships between more than two people (any combination of males and/or females). Openminded claims it’s a historic day because
We are finally allowing people to, rightfully so, define themselves. If we can accept that a man can love a man, and vice versa for women, why then is it so difficult to wrap our minds around the concept of loving more than one person?
This is one frightening quote! Scripture reveals what happens when we define ourselves without any regard for God’s will in Scripture. Remember the words of those at the Tower of Babel, “let us make a name for ourselves” (Gen. 11:1-9)?
The Babel episode teaches us that in our unsaved state we will make every attempt to be totally autonomous from God’s intentions. In the case of advocating polyamorous relationships, we find a complete contrast to God’s intention when He created man and woman and His design for a truly loving relationship between one man and one woman–marriage!
It’s the union of marriage that reflects Christ’s relationship to the church (Eph. 5:22-23). The man is to give himself to his wife in a self-sacrificing way–just as Christ gave Himself for the church. “Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her” (Eph. 5:25). Any alternative results in tyranny and oppression.