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SwingTown Publishes Dr. Eli Sheff’s 6 Benefits of Polyamorous Relationships

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The fantastic folks over at SwingTown have published another one of my blogs, this time on six of the benefits people can experience in polyamorous relationships.

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https://swingtowns.com/blog/poly/six-benefits-poly/

 

 

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SwingTown Publishes Dr. Eli Sheff’s Post on 5 Common Problems in Polyamory and How to Avoid Them

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The folks over at SwingTown asked if I would write them a blog about how to deal with common problems that beset polyamorous relationships. This is what we ended up with — enjoy!

https://swingtowns.com/blog/poly/five-problems-polyamorous/

 

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Children in Polyamorous Families Part 2 on Psychology Today

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The second in my blog series on kids in polyamorous families just went up today — you can find it at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201704/children-in-polyamorous-families-part-2

 

 

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Children in Polyamorous Families Pt. 1, Psych Today Blog by Dr. Eli Sheff

 

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My most recent post on Psychology Today is the first in a series on children in polyamorous families and focuses on their age-dependent experiences and three reasons these kids seem to be in such good shape.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201704/children-in-polyamorous-families-part-1

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Greater Good Magazine Publishes Dr. Eli Sheff’s Article What Monogamous Folks can Learn from Polyamory

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In their most recent edition, Greater Good Magazine published my new article that details seven things people in monogamous (and especially blended or divorced) relationships can learn from polyamorous folks.

 

http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_you_can_learn_from_polyamory

 

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Aging in Polyamorous Families: New Post on Psychology Today

 

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The first in a two part series, my newest post on Psychology Today explores aging in polyamorous families.  You can find it at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201701/aging-in-polyamorous-families

 

 

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New Psychology Today blog on Commitment in Polyamorous Relationships

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In my most recent blog on Psychology Today, I explore four types of commitment in polyamorous relationships. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201610/four-types-commitment-in-polyamorous-relationships?#_=_

 

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