In my newest blog on Psychology Today, Against Compulsory (Non)Monogamy, I critique both compulsory monogamy and the new mandate in some social circles that everyone should be non-monogamous. https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201812/against-compulsory-nonmonogamy. Image is black and white photo of an adult foot wearing a white sock trying to squish itself into a tiny white baby shoe with laces... Continue Reading →
Julia Pugachevsky, a sex and relationships editor at Cosmopolitan, recently interviewed me for the online magazine. You can find the resulting article at Your Everything Guide to Starting an Open Relationship. https://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/advice/a6121/open-relationship-tips/ Image is of a group of people at a summer cocktail party with a red wall in the background with the word Cosmopolitan... Continue Reading →
Review of It’s OK Feelings, I Got You: Therapeutic Comic Drawing by Tikva Wolf First let me tell you that, as a non-artist, I was afraid of this book. While I can sing and dance, any other form of artistry simply eludes me. I never craft, and my handwriting is so bad sometimes even I... Continue Reading →
Remy Rippon at Australian Vogue interviewed me and other experts for an interesting story on polyamory, check it out here. Image is of four white mannequin heads wearing hats and neck scarves poking out of a gray tent with a building and blue sky in the background. https://www.vogue.com.au/culture/lifestyle/what-is-polyamory-this-is-what-its-really-like-to-have-multiple-partners/news-story/848f3c987c589a9ec656462d9836a66b?fbclid=IwAR2Fr8kUgW2pQBZ8h0wFiKHr19NhL6DO0_2qncYKhP9EldGgt4JNkCJw8g4
I have two new blogs on Psychology Today, the first on Relationship Anarchy, Polyaffectivity, and Chosen Families and the second on Cultivating Compersion.
Arti Patel, Senior National Online Reporter for the Global News, recently interviewed me about chosen families and wrote a very nice piece with the information Choosing Your Own Family. https://globalnews.ca/news/4510154/chosen-families-canada/ Image is of five male-appearing muscular people seated around a large wooden dining room table.
One of my very favorite sex cons in Atlanta (and there are some FABULOUS sex cons in ATL, so it has some serious competition 🙂 ) is the truly inspirational Sex Down South. The con starts today, and I will be there presenting the Non-Monogamy Mismatch, as well as hanging out with some fantastic sex... Continue Reading →
Do Pheromones Play a Role in Polyamorous Families? Polyamory can be a difficult concept to navigate when you are fairly new to the idea or you have just begun to realize that you personally may be polyamorous. Many of us have been conditioned to accept the idea that monogamy is the standard to which we... Continue Reading →
East Coast Fall Mini-Tour Dr. Elisabeth Sheff As an extension of the successful Practical NonMonogamy Tour earlier this summer, I have several gigs this fall in Atlanta and NY, NY. September 5 -7 Atlanta Sex Down South https://www.sexdownsouth.com/ September 25 Atlanta Unconventional Family Resilience With Courtney Geter 1708... Continue Reading →