"My husband of 10 years suddenly wants to have a polygamous relationship"

"My husband of 10 years suddenly wants to have a polygamous relationship"

What happens when your partner throws you the biggest curveball?

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Polygamous relationships are still a hot topic.

READ: Polyandry: SA wants to legalise women having multiple husbands

Just in case you don't know, polygamy is defined as a "marriage in which a spouse of either sex may have more than one mate at the same time".

While there are many avid supporters of the practice, there are just as many who are against this type of relationship.

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But who are we to judge? As long as all parties within the relationship are happy and living their best lives, then you do you.

What can cause some issues in a relationship is when your partner suddenly changes.

READ: "My boyfriend has completely changed and I think it's because he is cheating"

People in relationships grow together, but they also grow apart. You might think you know everything about your soulmate, their likes, dislikes, and all their deepest, darkest secrets until they one day pull the rug out from right under you.

This has just happened to Hlengiwe.

READ: "I recently discovered that my parents have been lying to me my entire life"

She has been married to her husband, her best friend, for 10 years and she thought they were content in their relationship.

Her husband had grown up in a polygamous family but from the get-go, the two of them had decided that they would be strictly monogamous and that polygamy was not an option for them.

READ: It takes two: Your partner cheated but who is really to blame?

Until now.

Hlengiwe decided to share her story and write to Stacey and J Sbu because she is in desperate need of advice.

Take a listen to her story below:

We asked KZN to also share any bits of wisdom they might have and this is what they had to say:

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