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 →
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 →
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 →
Practical NonMonogamy: An empirical guide to relationship diversity and kinky sex with Dr. Eli Sheff Workshop Tour 2018 This May I will embark on an 11 city, three month road trip in the United States to provide educational and interactive workshops about polyamory and kinky sex. See the schedule below for dates in a city... Continue Reading →