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 →
In my newest blog on Psychology Today I explore the legal intricacies of the "Rule of Two" and legal moves to expand the number of parents children are allowed to have legally. The image is of four people in silhouette: two adults holding hands in an arch over two children. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201711/multiple-parents-legally#_=_
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 →
In my most recent blog on Psychology Today I explore the reasons why people might to come as polyamorous out at work -- or not -- the issues it might bring up, and how to deal with them. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201710/polyamory-work
My newest blog on Psychology Today examines the role that choice plays in polyamory and other forms of consensual non-monogamy, focusing on consent, self-responsibility, and mutual reliance. The image is of an abstract white figure leaning down with its hands on its knees and examining a red line on the ground that branches into... 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