Monthly Archives: November 2015

Holiday shirt fundraiser for book on polyamorous fairytales

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Do you need an ugly holiday sweater to wear to that poly-friendly party? Then you have got to check out the ugly sweater fundraiser these creative folks have put together to support their book on polyamorous fairytales. They have two adorably “ugly” long sleeve shirts, one that reads “All I want for Christmas is you and you and you and you“and another that shows animals with interlocked antlers forming multiple hearts. Purchasing one of these shirts could provide the perfect gift for the poly on your list and a way to sport your polyamorous holiday spirit, all while supporting a book on polyamorous fairytales!



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New Interview with Elisabeth Sheff on MultiAmory



The wonderful hosts of MultiAmory interviewed me a few weeks ago on their podcast, you can check it out here or on You Tube  here

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Client Testimonial for Relationship Consultation


I recently received this testimonial from some clients who had booked a relationship consultation, and was thrilled to hear what they said. It is posted here with their permission.


We were in various forms of a polyamorous relationship for over a decade before we decided to formally divorce.  “Divorce” felt like a misnomer for our intentions and experience, so we searched for different models and found Eli’s research.  It helped us greatly to think through our experience!  We called her up for a consultation and had a great talk that has laid the groundwork for a productive process of dividing up our assets while still maintaining our sense of intimacy and closeness.  We highly recommend talking with her if you find yourself in a similar space!
– P & G
If you would like to book a relationship consultation in person or via Skype, email me at

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Book Talk in Austin, Texas at BookWoman Nov. 23

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If you are going to be in the Austin, Texas area, please consider joining me for a book talk. I will be reading from my new book, Stories from the Polycule, at BookWoman, Austin’s premier feminist bookstore, at 7pm on Monday November 23. I hope to see you there!



5501 North Lamar #A-105, Austin, TX 78751

7pm, Monday November 23, 2015


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New Psychology Today Blog on Polyamorous Family Resilience

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My newest blog on Psychology Today looks at resilience among poly family members and explains how polyaffectivity helps poly families stay in contact over long periods of time. You can find it at

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Elisabeth Sheff to Speak at Bookwoman in Austin, Texas on November 23

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If you will be in Austin, Texas, on Monday November 23, please join me at 7pm at BookWoman, Austin’s premier feminist book store. I will talk a bit about how my most recent book, Stories from the Polycule, came together and read a few selections. Audience members will be able to ask questions, and I might read a selection from The Polyamorists Next Door (my first book) if there is time.  I hope to see you at BookWoman at 7pm on November 23, at 5501 North Lamar #A-105, Austin, TX 78751

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Polyamory and Death


Simon Davis wrote a very interesting piece on polyamory and death for Vice. You can check it out at


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