Against Compulsory (Non)Monogamy New Psychology Today Blog

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 →

5 Differences between Polyamory and Polygyny explained in Dr. Eli Sheff’s new Psychology Today Blog

  My most recent blog on Psychology Today explores the differences between these two relationship forms when it comes to gender, history, social integration, and more! You can check it out at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201807/what-is-the-difference-between-polyamory-and-polygamy Image is of red hearts with golden outlines floating against a black background with colored circles.

6 Myths about Polyamory, New Psychology Today blog from Dr. Eli Sheff

My most recent blog on Psychology Today looks at six common myths about polyamorous relationships. You can find it at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201806/myths-about-polyamory Image is photo of two large dragons facing each other, reared on their hind legs and passing an egg between them with their forelegs, wings furled against their backs. There be dragons -- really?  

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 →

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