The term originated in Greece and means no (a) marriage (gamos).


In the context of polyamory: Agamy is a relationship orientation/ belief wherein a person does not subscribe to the idea of engaging in marriage or even reproduction in some cases.

Agamy is also a term which is in a society or culture with no marital structure or rules.


Terry didn’t want to get married, but his long-time girlfriend wanted him to propose. He had to explain the concept of agamy to her and let her know that he was never going to propose.

She was sad ;(

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