A polyamorous couple has claimed their marriage is stronger thanks to having sex with multiple people.
Laura and Mike Leonard, both 28, have been married for three years and openly discuss their sexual relationships outside of their marriage.
Each of them has had more than 10 different sexual partners since tying the knot in 2015.
The pair are polyamorous – the desire to have more than one intimate relationship at one time – and claim it has made their marriage stronger.
They live with their five-year-old son, Ian, and ensure that all their dates are outside the marital home.
"Mike and myself got married knowing full well that we'd never be 100 per cent exclusive to each other,” Laura said.
Laura went on to say that she manages to go on around two to four dates per month.
"When I struggle to find dates, I used dating website What's Your Price to find potential new partners,” she said.
"Mike also goes on dates with other women and we openly discuss the sexual partners we have while married.
Laura currently has a boyfriend and a girlfriend she shares her time between, as well as her husband.
"I try to make sure I divide my time equally but myself and Mike have adult responsibilities like our house and Ian to consider,” she said.
"Being polyamorous has made our marriage stronger as we're always communicating with one another.
"Having sex with other people has nothing to do with us 'being cheaters,' we both just need more than one sexual partner to fulfil our needs.”
Laura said she was always open with Mike about never wanting to be in a monogamous relationship.
"I didn't enjoy being exclusive to other partners, it's great to get out the house and have fun with other people,” she said.
"Mike has always supported my decision and although he doesn't have any other partners at the moment, I have two.”
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