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 →

Dr. Eli Sheff’s 2018 Schedule (So Far)

While my schedule is still evolving, these are the events that are firmly planned so far. Please consider attending one of these events near you! Dr. Eli Sheff’s Schedule for 2018 February 11 – 14              Atlanta, GA               Lifestyle Live! Coaching Conference March 23 and 24              Austin, TX     ... Continue Reading →

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