Image: Flaming heart with hetero-appearing couple silhouetted in front In my most recent blog on Psychology Today I explain how some people are monogamous by orientation This is the fourth blog in a series that I retrospectively titled In Defense of Monogamy.
Jessica Stillman at Business Insider recently interviewed me for a piece on the things people in monogamous relationships can learn from consensual nonmonogamy. You can find it here https://www.businessinsider.com/what-consensual-non-monogamy-teaches-people-in-exclusive-relationships#5-thoughtful-transitions-beat-messy-breakups-6
Image: Heart shape with faces and flames My newest blog on Psychology Today explains why consensual non-monogamy will not work for people who are deeply monogamous. Find it here https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/202002/when-consensual-non-monogamy-wont-work-monogamous-folks
Image: Yellow flowers in the shape of the numeral four My most recent blog on Psychology Today provides four tips for people who are considering opening their monogamous relationships to additional partners. This blog is the second in a series of three for heteroflexible couples who are considering consensual nonmonogamy. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201912/when-can-opening-heteroflex-monogamous-relationship-work#_=_
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Image: Two red heart-shaped balloons floating against a blue sky with white clouds Candice Jalili, writing for the Swipe Life portion of Tinder, recently interviewed me about back-burner relationships. Check it out 🙂 https://swipelife.tinder.com/post/back-burner/ #dating #love #friendswithbenefits #openrelationships
Image: Marriage & Martinis written in white against a purple background next to a martini glass with a pair of wedding rings. Recently Adam and Danielle at Marriage and Martinis interviewed me from a monogamous perspective to understand what polyamory might have to teach monogamous folks. #marriage #polyamory #love #podcast https://www.marriageandmartinis.com/podcast/episode/d525482e/conversation-with-polyamory-expert-dr-elisabeth-sheff
Review of Is Monogamy Dead? By Rosie Wilby I loved this book far more than I expected to. When I saw the number of chapters I cringed inside, thinking that I was really screwed if this book sucked and I had to slog through that many pages. To my absolute delight, instead I found myself... Continue Reading →