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Two married couples living and raising their families together have opened up about life as a “foursome” and how they swap partners. Alysia and Tyler Rogers who are parents to two children, embarked on a romantic relationship with their married friends Taya Hartless and Sean. The couple who are originally from the U.S. moved in together as a polyamorous foursome in 2020 after which Alysia and Taya delivered babies seven months apart.
Neither of the women knows who biologically sired the kids, Alysia maintains that they will help the children discover it if they want to. Speaking to Today.com, Taya said: ” We wanted to do everything we could to make sure that everybody feels like an equal parent. At this point, finding out their genetics would change nothing.”
The family of eight live in Lebanon, Oregon and have ammased a huge social media because of their big family and share videos of how their unusual set-up works. In a clip circulating on social media, the men explained that they switch beds every night maintaining they are only in a relationship with the women and not themselves. Therefore the group identifies as a “closed polyfidelitous quad” that’s to mean that they don’t date outside of the four describing their relationship dynamic as a square.
Despite amassing 120,000 followers on Tiktok and 30,000 followers the four insist that they receive nasty remarks about their relationship. The foursome revealed that they faced pushback from close friends and family but a majority of their inner circle supported their decision.
Taya said, “A lot of people don’t really understand polyamory and think it is deviant or unwholesome in some way. It is true that it wasn’t always easy — it took me a while to admit I had feelings for someone else — and we definitely do get jealous sometimes, but now it’s so natural to us all and I feel so grateful to have multiple partners to raise children with. Why wouldn’t you want more love and support and more hands around? It’s a messy, hectic, crazy, wonderful life and I can’t think of anything else we could ever want.”