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 →
Practical NonMonogamy: An empirical guide to relationship diversity and kinky sex with Dr. Eli Sheff Workshop Tour 2018 This May I will embark on an 11 city, three month road trip in the United States to provide educational and interactive workshops about polyamory and kinky sex. See the schedule below for dates in a city... Continue Reading →
Dr. Kelly and Chelsea at Let's Talk Relationships interviewed me for their show and labeled it Rebel Relationships. Check out our conversation on different types of consensual non-monogamy, kinds of love, and dealing with the possible complexities of CNM relationships.
My most recent post on Psychology Today is the first in a series on children in polyamorous families and focuses on their age-dependent experiences and three reasons these kids seem to be in such good shape. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201704/children-in-polyamorous-families-part-1
In this podcast Kitty Chambliss of Loving Without Boundaries chats with me and her husband JJ about poly family life. http://lovingwithoutboundaries.com/2016/09/14/podcast-interview-dr-sheff-on-family-with-kittys-husband-jj-chambliss/
In the first part of a three part series on polyamory research, experiences, and families, Kitty Chambliss at Loving without Boundaries interviews me about my own experiences with consensual non-monogamy and how I ended up studying polyamory. Part two is coming soon! Loving Without Boundaries and show notes can be found here, episode... Continue Reading →
In my most recent blog on Psychology Today I look at the protective features that may make some poly families less prone to abuse. This blog is the first in a two-part series, and the second will discuss factors that can increase the likelihood of abuse in a poly family.
I just returned to home Atlanta after the Endless Poly Summer at Abrams Creek Retreat Center and speaking to the Charlotte Poly Network. Taking a breather has allowed me to reflect on my tour so far. The Hygge Coworking space in Charlotte was lovely, a welcoming and comfortable space to speak on "Types of Consensual... Continue Reading →