In my newest blog on Psychology Today I explain five of the reasons that polyamorous families are generally reluctant to appear on reality television. The image is a small child with dark curly hair and brown eyes with shoulders hunched forward and chin tucked shyly to chest, eyes looking up at camera, one finger in... Continue Reading →
Recently the folks at Native Society: Positive Perspective Platform Inspiring Thought Leadership interviewed me for a brief piece and asked a few different questions than I usually get in my standard interviews. You can find it here http://thenativesociety.com/nativeadmission/2018/1/9/dr-elisabeth-sheff-expert-witness-relationship-consultant-pu.html
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.
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 →
I am excited about participating in Chattanooga's Start Up Week. My first workshop on Monday, Crash Course in Design Thinking, will hopefully help with the redesign of this website. There are so many interesting workshops happening this week that there is no way I can go to everything that appeals to me, but for... 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.
I will be presenting on the Skeptic, Alternative History, and Science tracks at Dragoncon this year, as well as being one of the banner carriers for the Skeptic banner in the parade on Saturday. My presentation schedule is: Friday 9/1/17, 11:30 pm Crystal Ballroom, Hilton Title: The Polyamorists Next Door Description: We can learn... Continue Reading →
Brian Reynolds’s new play Mono/Poly is a laugh-out-loud exploration of the shenanigans that ensue when two monogamous couples meet a polyamorous triad. This delightful and rousing play just opened at the Hudson Theater in Los Angeles, and I had the pleasure of seeing it twice and sitting on the panels after each performance. ... Continue Reading →
In my most recent blog on Psychology Today I explore the experiences that polyamorous folks report with prejudice and discrimination. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201707/polyphobia