So many of us continue to find solace and safety in the idea of having a single partner until death do us part. Shackelford, professors of psychology, confirms that roughly 30 to 60 percent of all married individuals in the United States will engage in infidelity at some point during their marriage.

But new definitions of monogamy are beginning to become commonplace. These numbers are probably on the conservative side, if you consider that about half of all marriages end in divorce.

If you’re feeling hopeless about your prospects for monogamy, it’s reassuring to remember that there are plenty of people in healthy and happy relationships that aren’t monogamous.

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And still others may find that they enjoy having a primary partnership with 2 partners.

Just because society condones getting married and living together, doesn't mean that anybody should do that unless they feel its in alignment with their true self.

we all lie — not just the occasional whopper, but misrepresentations large and small, all day every day.

Indeed in a recent survey of 40,000 Americans, 93% admitted to lying “regularly and habitually in the workplace.”Brad Blanton, psychotherapist, consultant, and author of “Radical Honesty: How to Transform your Life by Telling the Truth” (Dell, 1996), believes it’s time for businesspeople to stop lying about lying.

Lying takes a huge toll in terms of stress, anxiety, and depression.”The business world is embracing this honest assessment.

Blanton, 56, who has spent 25 years practicing a unique blend of New Age psychotherapy and kick-in-the-pants motivation, self-published his book six years ago. In 1996 Dell reissued the book and offered him a big advance for a sequel.

In many ways, our society still upholds specific structural and energetic norms of the past.

We have advanced in science, technology, medicine, and engineering, yet our physical biology—the ways we withhold and communicate information, and often the structure of how we choose to be in relationship with one another—feels outdated.

Radical Honesty has hit business bestseller lists; it’s been translated into German, Italian, and Chinese.