The umbrella of non-monogamy includes many types of love and relationships, with polyamory being only one of them.
The word says it all: poly (many) + amor (love in Latin). Many loves, basically – or maybe not quite.
So, you wonder what’s the fuss about BDSM? Well, fantasies of BDSM, which stands for bondage/discipline, dominance/submission, and sadism/masochism, are between the most reported sexual fantasies in the US.