One of my colleagues, Jane Mulkerrins, is writing a book about polyamory. If you are interested in chatting with an author about your polyamorous family, please check out her blurb below. **************************************** 'I'm working on a book about polyamory, and looking at the many ways in which poly dynamics could be of benefit to individuals,... Continue Reading →
In this new interview I discuss a range of issues relevant to polyam families with Lydia Laurenso at AltParenting. You can find the interview at https://altparenting.substack.com/p/alt-parenting-3-poly-family-research-with-dr-eli-sheff
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?
Hey there Bay Area folks -- two dates of the Practical NonMonogamy tour coming up in your area!!!! On June 3 at Palo Alto University in Santa Clara Dr. Eli presents Resilience in Polyamorous families for 2.5 CEs through the American Psychological Association, get tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/resilience-in-polyamorous-families-tickets-43536777674 June 5 Dr. Eli will be at Pure... Continue Reading →
Hey there polyamorous and other consensual non-monogamous folks -- are you and/or your polycule looking to buy a home? The HGTV show House Hunters is looking for a polycule to appear on their show in the hopes of providing a realistic view of what it would be like for a polycule to find a house.... Continue Reading →
The fantastic folks over at the always scintillating Multiamory podcast interviewed me again to check in on the emerging findings from my ongoing study of polyamorous families with children. You can find my interview and many others that would definitely be worth a listen on their site at https://www.multiamory.com/
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 →
The press release for the Practical NonMonogamy tour is ready for release, and you can find the updated online release here and see the original version below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2018 Contact: https://elisabethsheff.com/ Scientist Dr. Eli Sheff Tackles Polyamory, Family, and Kink in Practical NonMonogamy Workshop Tour LOS ANGELES - Dr. Elisabeth “Eli” Sheff brings... Continue Reading →