I am thrilled to announce that my second book, Stories from the Polycule, is a finalist in INDIEFAB's Book of the Year Award for 2015!!! In two categories even -- Families & Relationships (Adult Non-Fiction) and Anthologies! Thanks to everyone who has helped to make this book such a success. https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/books/stories-from-the-polycule/
My most recent blog on Psychology Today tackles the challenges people often experience when they find themselves in a mixed orientation relationship in which one person wants monogamy and the other wants polyamory. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201601/when-your-partner-wants-non-monogamy-and-you-don-t
Family resilience is important for ongoing connections, and in the third blog in a series on resilience in polyamorous families I explore how polys maintain resilience through graceful endings and extended connections among adults, and how those skills could be useful for divorced people in monogamous relationships. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201512/graceful-endings-and-expanded-connections-resilience-part-3
I recently received this testimonial from some clients who had booked a relationship consultation, and was thrilled to hear what they said. It is posted here with their permission. ***************************** We were in various forms of a polyamorous relationship for over a decade before we decided to formally divorce. "Divorce" felt like a misnomer for our intentions and... Continue Reading →
If you are going to be in the Austin, Texas area, please consider joining me for a book talk. I will be reading from my new book, Stories from the Polycule, at BookWoman, Austin's premier feminist bookstore, at 7pm on Monday November 23. I hope to see you there! BookWoman 5501 North Lamar... Continue Reading →
My new interview with Poly in the Cities podcast talks about my new book, Stories from the Polycule, and other things too.
The website How Do I Date has invited me to blog for them as well. You can check out my profile at http://howdoidate.com/team/elisabeth-a-sheff-ph-d/ They have lots of great experts giving a wide range of advice, so check out How Do I Date today.
The wonderful folks at Dating Skills Review do an entertaining podcast, and we had a great chat about skills that work on polyamory and monogamy, too. You can find the podcast at https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-101-successful-polyamory-strategies-elisabeth-sheff/
Wide Open reveals how one woman blended love, sex and marriage in unconventional ways and found the fulfillment she was looking for. View this email in your browser At a time when society no longer imposes many sexual taboos, why is open marriage still considered beyond the pale? Written by Gracie X, Wide Open is... Continue Reading →