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 →
I have two new blogs on Psychology Today, the first on Relationship Anarchy, Polyaffectivity, and Chosen Families and the second on Cultivating Compersion.
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.
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?
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 →
In my most recent Psychology Today blog I explain why some people might want to patronize professionals who are knowledgeable about polyamory, and suggests five places to find these PolyProfessionals. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door
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 →
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.
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 →