A relational agreement is a framework that helps define the parameters of openness to other relationships or experiences. It consists of objects that respect two people during their relationship. For example, an open couple may agree to practice safe sex practices only with partners outside of the primary relationship, or that each partner must tell the other when they start a new sexual relationship with someone else. As a couple, we commit to being aware of dichotomous thinking that leads to disagreements and practicing more flexible thinking. We agree that none of us is the sole owner of the truth and that we will both have our opinion on the issues. We are committed to seeing each other`s point of view, even if (perhaps, especially if) it is radically different from our own. All relationship agreements should contain all means used to resolve conflicts. In recent years, couples have gone to court to settle disputes. Today, couples are recommended to use other means to resolve disputes, such as mediation and arbitration, if mediation seems to fail. The things to include in relationship agreements are quite numerous and different from one another, but depend on your relationship, future goals, and past events. Here are some of the problems that a couple should include in a relationship contract, relationship agreements were a tool used by non-monogamous couples to reduce some of the misunderstandings that can result from multiple partners. I think this approach could be incredibly useful for monogamous couples who want to deepen their understanding of the sexual and emotional needs of the other. The first step (which is perhaps also the most difficult) is communication….