5 Differences between Polyamory and Polygyny explained in Dr. Eli Sheff’s new Psychology Today Blog

  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.

6 Myths about Polyamory, New Psychology Today blog from Dr. Eli Sheff

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?  

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 →

New York Magazine Interviews Dr. Eli Sheff

  Candice Jalili recently interviewed me for two articles for New York Magazine: Your Complete Guide to Making An Open Relationship Work, includes advice from sex therapist Courtney Watson,   In 8 Signs a Monogamous Relationship Isn't For You, Jalili gets it almost complete right, except for number 6. Rather than jealousy, anxiety, or insecurity being "almost disloyal"... Continue Reading →

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