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Greater Good Magazine Publishes Dr. Eli Sheff’s Article What Monogamous Folks can Learn from Polyamory


In their most recent edition, Greater Good Magazine published my new article that details seven things people in monogamous (and especially blended or divorced) relationships can learn from polyamorous folks.




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Jealousy Blog on Psychology Today

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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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Alternative Relationship Education Workshop Event

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The Alternative Relationship Education Workshop Event — AREWE — is scheduled for March 12, 2016 at the Philip Rush Center in Atlanta. I will be teaming with other local professionals to provide an CEU Workshop on sexual, gender and relational diversity – Alternative Relationships! If you’ve ever had to refer a client away because you weren’t familiar or were uncomfortable with their relationship style, join us March 12th. 6 CEUs available for counselors, psychologists, and social workers.  https://relationshipequalityfoundation.org/workshop-registration/

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Book Talk in Austin, Texas at BookWoman Nov. 23

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If you are going to be in the Austin, Texas area, please consider joining me for a book talk. I will be reading from my new book, Stories from the Polycule, at BookWoman, Austin’s premier feminist bookstore, at 7pm on Monday November 23. I hope to see you there!



5501 North Lamar #A-105, Austin, TX 78751

7pm, Monday November 23, 2015


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Hopes & Fears post asking if we are meant to be monogamous

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In this new post, Hopes&Fears asks experts like Stephanie Coontz, Dossie Easton, Christopher Ryan, and Elisabeth Sheff if they think human beings are meant to be monogamous.


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Why Monogamy Isn’t

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My new blog on Psychology Today addresses why monogamy isn’t


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New Interview with Elisabeth Sheff on The Other Future

interview in magnifying glassI just recently did an interview with Roy Waidler at The Other Future, you can check it out at https://sites.google.com/site/theotherfuture/interviews

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