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 →
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 →
Anna Orso at the Philadelphia Inquirer interviewed me for this story. While there is very little of what I said in the actual story, it does a great job of discussing diversity in polyamorous communities.
Lindsay Dodgson at Business Insider interviewed me a couple of weeks ago and recently wrote two stories from that interview, one on unicorn hunting and one on jealousy. http://uk.businessinsider.com/why-unicorn-hunting-in-polyamorous-relationships-isnt-a-good-idea-2017-11 http://uk.businessinsider.com/people-with-multiple-partners-really-might-not-feel-jealousy-2017-11
In my most recent Psychology Today blog I use fresh longitudinal data to explore the absence of jealousy and how some people who had never felt it before encounter a situation that triggers jealousy, even after years of being in CNM relationships without jealousy. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201711/some-people-truly-don-t-feel-jealousy Image is of three colorful birds sitting on... Continue Reading →
The wonderful Dr. Tammy Nelson is offering continuing education units for therapists interested in monogamy and non-monogamy. The New Monogamy - Finding Poly, Non-Exclusive and Open Relationships. When It Works and When It Doesn't. Your purchase includes... America's expert on Redefining Your Monogamy, Dr. Tammy Nelson, as well as: Original Research and Findings... Continue Reading →
Dr. Kelly and Chelsea at Let's Talk Relationships interviewed me for their show and labeled it Rebel Relationships. Check out our conversation on different types of consensual non-monogamy, kinds of love, and dealing with the possible complexities of CNM relationships.
When Your Partner Wants Non-Monogamy and You Don't: A Workshop for People with a (Non)Monogamy Mismatch ⏲ Tuesday September 19 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT Private address at Myrtle and Troutman, Near the Myrtle-Broadway JMZ, Brooklyn, NY, United States Get tickets here What do you do when you love someone and they want something very different from... Continue Reading →