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 →

Language and Why it Matters New Psychology Today Blog

In "Polyamory, Consensual Non-Monogamy, or AltSex?"-- my newest blog on Psychology Today -- I explore the possible words for people in multiple openly conducted romantic relationships.   Image is of the phrase "Words Have Power" written in white chalk on a blackboard surrounded by gray stone.

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 →

Really No Jealousy? Blog on Psychology Today

  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 →

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