New Psychology Today Blog on Overlap Between BDSM and Polyamory from Dr. Eli Sheff

Image: Screen shot of red heart surrounded by words Honesty, Trust, Respect with arrows leading in a circle My newest post on Psychology Today​ is the second in a series on the overlap between polyamory/consensual nonmonogamies and BDSM. It got promoted to an Essential Topic -- wahoo! https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/202108/3-things-kinksters-and-polyamorists-value-highly

Particpate in Research on Groups of Friends with Benefits?

Image: Ithaca College logo Please see the message below from Zoe Hadley who is conducting research on groups of friends who have sex with each other. ************************************************** I'm an undergrad sociology major (with minors in Gender Studies and African Diaspora Studies) at Ithaca College and I'm currently conducting a research study exploring the phenomenon of... Continue Reading →

APA’s Div 44 Task Force on CNM Making News

Image: Consensual NonMonogamy Task Force logo with rainbow colors In my decades of studying polyamory in the United States I have seen the locus of research shift from the discipline of sociology (pretty much just me for the first 10 years) to psychology, and the Task Force on Consensual NonMonogamy is both a symptom of... Continue Reading →

Participate in Research on Emotional Intelligence and CNM?

Image: The word Research spelled out in Scrabble tiles. Researchers at Colorado State University in Pueblo are conducting a study on emotional intelligence and CNM. If you are interested in participating, read more below. _________________________________________________________________________ I am part of a research team at Colorado State University-Pueblo that is conducting research about monogamous and various forms... Continue Reading →

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.

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