What is it called when you are married to 2 people?

What is it called when you are married to 2 people?

Bigamy occurs when a person is married to two different people at the same time as part of two different marriage contracts. Bigamy often revolves around deception, while polygamy involves more than two people who know that the marriage will be comprised of more than two individuals.

What is it called when a man has a wife and a girlfriend?

Well, typically she'd be referred to as a mistress or the “other woman”. Those of us on the Northeast Coast who have Italian-American roots often use the word “goomah”. (

What do you call it when a married person has a relationship with someone else?

Affairs are commonly referred to as "adultery" among married couples and "infidelity" among common-law spouses, same-sex couples, and other committed partners. An affair can go by other names as well, depending on the type of affair involved.

What does it mean when your married to more than one person?

PolygamyPolygamy is “the practice or condition of having more than one spouse, esp. wife, at one time.” Here's the important part: polygamy refers generally to multiple spouses or multiple marriages, not husbands or wives in particular. The opposite of polygamy is monogamy.