Image: Blue and white microphone on black background Understanding Polyamory & Open Relationships with Dr. Eli Sheff Polyamory is the practice of more than one intimate relationship with more than one partner, with the informed consent of all partners involved. It's also referred to as consensual or ethical non-monogamy. It's a life philosophy that love... Continue Reading →
Image: Book cover Love That Works Review of Love That Works By Jim Fleckenstein A deceptively easy read, Jim Fleckenstein’s thought-provoking book Love That Works provides practical, bite-sized solutions for relationship challenges. Grounded in research and Fleckenstein’s decades of experience as a relationship coach, Love That Works introduces affirmative intimacy and then details how to... Continue Reading →
3Screen is focusing on Pride this month, and they asked me to host a panel as part of their month-long series of live media events followed by Q&A sessions with experts. Celebrate Pride on 4 Mondays in Pride Month, starting with the premiere of HOMOSAYWHAT on June 8th at 5pm PST, 3Skreen and Cinema Libre Studio will... Continue Reading →
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.
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
The folks at Black Poly Pride have lots going on, celebrating Black Poly History all month this February and having a series of events June 4 - 7 in Washington DC. ***************************************** From February 1- February 29, Black Poly Pride will be running a campaign which will highlight people, organizations, communities, and works of art... Continue Reading →
Image: Yellow flowers in the shape of the numeral four My most recent blog on Psychology Today provides four tips for people who are considering opening their monogamous relationships to additional partners. This blog is the second in a series of three for heteroflexible couples who are considering consensual nonmonogamy. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201912/when-can-opening-heteroflex-monogamous-relationship-work#_=_