Image: Blue and white microphone on black background Understanding Polyamory & Open Relationships with Dr. Eli Sheff Polyamory is the practice of more than one intimate relationship with more than one partner, with the informed consent of all partners involved. It's also referred to as consensual or ethical non-monogamy. It's a life philosophy that love... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Recently I chatted with Lucy Fry from Stylist Magazine in the UK about polyamorous relationships and the article just came out. You can find it here. https://www.stylist.co.uk/long-reads/what-is-a-polyamorous-relationship-monogamous-marriage-wife-girlfriend-commitment/315872
Christopher Stults, an Assistant Professor at the Baruch College of City University of New York, is conducting an internet-based survey on diverse folks in consensually non-monogamous relationships. If you are at least 18 years old, identify as a LGBTQ+ person, and have been or are now in a CNM relationship, then you might consider participating in that... Continue Reading →
Recently Michele Laufik interviewed me for a story on Pure Wow. You can find the post here. Image is of a red rose and a white heart-shaped box with red ribbon
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.