Image: Marriage & Martinis written in white against a purple background next to a martini glass with a pair of wedding rings. Recently Adam and Danielle at Marriage and Martinis interviewed me from a monogamous perspective to understand what polyamory might have to teach monogamous folks. #marriage #polyamory #love #podcast https://www.marriageandmartinis.com/podcast/episode/d525482e/conversation-with-polyamory-expert-dr-elisabeth-sheff
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.
Review of For Better for Worse: Should I Get Married? By Neel Burton For such a light and accessible read, Neel Burton’s new book For Better For Worse: Should I get Married? is surprisingly dense with information. A compendium of entries from Burton’s Psychology Today blog, For Better For Worse could also be subtitled... Continue Reading →
Thorntree Press is giving away up to 100 free copies of my new book, When Someone You Love Is Polyamorous: Understanding Poly People and Relationships. They will give one copy each to local poly groups and libraries, to be shared with the group members. If your group would like to receive a copy, please fill out the... Continue Reading →
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.
My new blog on Psychology Today addresses why monogamy isn't https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201508/why-monogamy-isnt
Have you ever felt that you don’t fit in, that somehow you are out of step with those around you? Franklin Veaux not only understands, but takes a fresh perspective on creating an authentic life in his poignant memoir The Game Changer, coming this fall from Thorntree Press and available for pre-order here. Forging his... Continue Reading →
In the first of a two part blog, I explain the mistakes I made in my pursuit of a polyamorous relationship and why it did not work for me. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201405/why-i-am-not-polyamorous-you-might-want-be-pt-1
Polyamory and divorce interact in at least four ways -- find out how at Psychology Today http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201405/divorce-among-the-polyamorists
Religious Attitudes Towards Polyamory In this new blogpost on my Psychology Today blog I discus religious attitudes towards polyamory, and end with poly's attitudes towards religions.