Polyagony New Psychology Today Post from Dr. Eli Sheff

In my newest blog on Psychology Today I introduce Jillian Deri's term polyagony and briefly summarize Deri's findings that she published in her book Love's Refraction. Then I detail five of the ways that the people who have participated in  my research report experiencing polyagony. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201805/polyagony-when-polyamory-goes-really-wrong The image is a photograph of a weathered gray... Continue Reading →

Participate in Research on Compersion?

A colleague is conducting research on compersion. Please consider participating if you match the study criteria   Have you ever experienced joy (rather than jealousy) when your partner(s) found love with another partner, in the context of a committed, consensually nonmonogamous relationship? If you are 21 years old or over, speak English and answered yes to... Continue Reading →

New York Magazine Interviews Dr. Eli Sheff

  Candice Jalili recently interviewed me for two articles for New York Magazine: Your Complete Guide to Making An Open Relationship Work, includes advice from sex therapist Courtney Watson,   In 8 Signs a Monogamous Relationship Isn't For You, Jalili gets it almost complete right, except for number 6. Rather than jealousy, anxiety, or insecurity being "almost disloyal"... Continue Reading →

Psychology Today Blog Series on Consent Violations in Polyamorous Relationships

  I just recently finished posting the newest blog on my Psychology Today site that is the second in a two blog series on consent violations in CNM. The first blog looks at minor violations such as breaking relationship agreements, and the second blog examines community responses to more serious consent violations. Blog 1: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201712/consent-violations-in-consensual-non-monogamy Blog... Continue Reading →

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