Image: Black cover of journal Sexualities Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Sexualities:Parenting, Polyamory and Consensual Nonmonogamy. Critical and Queer Perspectives.Guest Editors:Daniel Cardoso (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)Christian Klesse (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli (Deakin University, Australia)Michael Raab (Associate Lecturer, Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany)Cornelia Schadler (University of Vienna, Austria)Mimi Schippers... Continue Reading →
Image: Consensual NonMonogamy Task Force logo with rainbow colors In my decades of studying polyamory in the United States I have seen the locus of research shift from the discipline of sociology (pretty much just me for the first 10 years) to psychology, and the Task Force on Consensual NonMonogamy is both a symptom of... Continue Reading →
Image: Hand writing RESEARCH on transparent board There are two new research projects coming out of the powerhouse team associated with Division 44 of the American Psychological Association Task Force on NonMonogamy lead by Drs. Amy Moors and Heath Schechinger. Scholars are recruiting for two new studies aimed at understanding the experiences, well-being, and relationship... Continue Reading →
Image: Yellow Quarantine COVID-19 sign against black virus background My newest blog on Psychology Today examines social distancing -- or not -- and social hierarchy during the COVID-19 quarantine. This is the second blog in a series about polyamory during the pandemic. #polyamory #Coronavirus #COVID-19 #relationships #love #openrelationships #consensualnonmonogamies
Image: Silhouetted people with rainbow heart In my newest Psychology Today blog, the first in a series on polyamory and COVID-19, I explore the advantages and disadvantages of being polyamorous during a pandemic.
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.
Image: brain half colored and half scientific symbols. A colleague asked me to help publicize the research they're doing for their doctorate in psychology. For more information see below. **************************************************************** My name is Ryan Noel, M.A., and I am a doctoral clinical psychology student at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. This confidential study explores... Continue Reading →
Lexi Sylver at SDC interviewed me recently for their expert spotlight, check it out here https://www.sdc.com/group/non-monogamy/lexi-sylver-interviews-dr-eli-sheff-about-non-monogamy/ #polyamory #continuingeducation #therapy #sexeducation #counseling
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