A polyamorous Jacksonville, Florida woman who discovered she was pregnant seven months ago has revealed plans to raise the child alongside all four of her male romantic partners.
“Chris is the biological father. We just know that because of timing and when the approximate conception date was,” Tory Oveda told Barcroft TV in an interview posted to YouTube on Wednesday. “Based off of the approximate conception day, we had been on vacation. So it was only us.”
Oveda, 20, is currently dating Marc, 22, Travis, 23, Ethan, 22, and Chris, 22.
“The relationship could best be described by, Tory is the hub and the rest of us are the spokes,” Ethan told Barcroft TV.
Oveda revealed that it was her current fiance’s idea to bring more men into their relationship.
Travis, who is engaged to Oveda, doesn’t mind all that much that his soon-to-be-wife is pregnant with another man’s baby, although he does confess to feeling jealous about having to vie for her attention.
“We have a tendency to talk around the moment of, ‘hey, I need some time with Tory,’ rather than actually saying it outright,” he admitted.
Travis told Barcroft TV it is harder for him to deal with his fiance’s relationship with Chris.
“It was a lot more jealousy,” he said.
Although they have Oveda’s blessing to do so, none of the boys has found a romantic partner outside of the relationship.
“Honestly, I would love it if somebody found a second partner,” Oveda confessed. “Dividing time between all five people and making sure everyone feels included is kind of difficult.”
Asked whether he would consider having a relationship with Chris, Ethan or Marc, Travis replied by saying he was “open to” the possibility.
“I’m open to it. But I’m not gonna go after it. I know Ethan and I sorta tried back in high school and that flopped really fast,” Travis revealed.
As far as the latest addition to Oveda’s polyamorous family, who is due to be born in February, she insists “we’re all raising the baby together.”
“So, everyone’s dad,” she told Barcroft TV.
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- Tory Oveda.: Screen grab