Polyagony New Psychology Today Post from Dr. Eli Sheff

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 →

Participate in Research on Compersion?

A colleague is conducting research on compersion. Please consider participating if you match the study criteria   Have you ever experienced joy (rather than jealousy) when your partner(s) found love with another partner, in the context of a committed, consensually nonmonogamous relationship? If you are 21 years old or over, speak English and answered yes to... Continue Reading →

Really No Jealousy? Blog on Psychology Today

  In my most recent Psychology Today blog I use fresh longitudinal data to explore the absence of jealousy and how some people who had never felt it before encounter a situation that triggers jealousy, even after years of being in CNM relationships without jealousy.   https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201711/some-people-truly-don-t-feel-jealousy Image is of three colorful birds sitting on... Continue Reading →

Jealousy Blog on Psychology Today

In my most current blog on Psychology Today, I begin a two  part series on jealousy. Part 1, Confronting Jealousy, looks at different conceptions of jealousy. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201602/confronting-jealousy    

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