In my newest blog on Psychology Today, Against Compulsory (Non)Monogamy, I critique both compulsory monogamy and the new mandate in some social circles that everyone should be non-monogamous. https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201812/against-compulsory-nonmonogamy. Image is black and white photo of an adult foot wearing a white sock trying to squish itself into a tiny white baby shoe with laces... Continue Reading →
Julia Pugachevsky, a sex and relationships editor at Cosmopolitan, recently interviewed me for the online magazine. You can find the resulting article at Your Everything Guide to Starting an Open Relationship. https://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/advice/a6121/open-relationship-tips/ Image is of a group of people at a summer cocktail party with a red wall in the background with the word Cosmopolitan... Continue Reading →
Remy Rippon at Australian Vogue interviewed me and other experts for an interesting story on polyamory, check it out here. Image is of four white mannequin heads wearing hats and neck scarves poking out of a gray tent with a building and blue sky in the background. https://www.vogue.com.au/culture/lifestyle/what-is-polyamory-this-is-what-its-really-like-to-have-multiple-partners/news-story/848f3c987c589a9ec656462d9836a66b?fbclid=IwAR2Fr8kUgW2pQBZ8h0wFiKHr19NhL6DO0_2qncYKhP9EldGgt4JNkCJw8g4
East Coast Fall Mini-Tour Dr. Elisabeth Sheff As an extension of the successful Practical NonMonogamy Tour earlier this summer, I have several gigs this fall in Atlanta and NY, NY. September 5 -7 Atlanta Sex Down South https://www.sexdownsouth.com/ September 25 Atlanta Unconventional Family Resilience With Courtney Geter 1708... Continue Reading →
One of my colleagues, Jane Mulkerrins, is writing a book about polyamory. If you are interested in chatting with an author about your polyamorous family, please check out her blurb below. **************************************** 'I'm working on a book about polyamory, and looking at the many ways in which poly dynamics could be of benefit to individuals,... Continue Reading →
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.
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?
Hey there Bay Area folks -- two dates of the Practical NonMonogamy tour coming up in your area!!!! On June 3 at Palo Alto University in Santa Clara Dr. Eli presents Resilience in Polyamorous families for 2.5 CEs through the American Psychological Association, get tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/resilience-in-polyamorous-families-tickets-43536777674 June 5 Dr. Eli will be at Pure... Continue Reading →
Hey there polyamorous and other consensual non-monogamous folks -- are you and/or your polycule looking to buy a home? The HGTV show House Hunters is looking for a polycule to appear on their show in the hopes of providing a realistic view of what it would be like for a polycule to find a house.... Continue Reading →