Reasons you might consider an open relationship: You and your partner both have a lot of love to give and believe you can love more than one person at once. You want to explore your sexuality or sexual relationships with someone of a different gender. You and your partner have a case of mismatched libidos.
What does it mean if she wants an open relationship?
Open relationships means they allow their partner … to have sex with others, whether this is together or separate. Whereas [in] polyamory, they also allow to form a stronger emotional connection with this other person. And sometimes this includes sex.
Why are open relationships better?
Open relationships allow partners to put all their cards on the table. Open relationships also allow non-monogamous people to express their needs and identity without fear. They dont need to hide their crushes or extra-marital relationships, at least to their partner, and this leads to a lot less emotional distress.