Before you write to the podcast, you may want to check if I’ve already answered a similar question before. All of the columns and podcasts are tagged with themes that might answer your question. Here’s an explanation of each tag below.
Whether you’re considering it or your partner has asked you about it, here are the entries we have for folks considering polyamory for themselves or their current relationships — both the good and the bad scenarios.
Considering polyamory Tag
Reaching out to find others
How do you find other people who are polyamorous or tell a friend or someone you like that you’re polyamorous. These are all about reaching out and finding others.
Reaching Out Tag
Relationship progression and family
Now that you have your relationship(s), where does it go from here? How do you deal with marriage or raising a family?
Relationship Progression Tag
Insecurity and needs
How do you manage your own needs with others, boundaries and the feeling that you’re not ‘enough’ for someone? These articles are for people struggling to balance and communicate their needs.
Insecurity and Needs Tag
Managing difficult emotions
Polyamory isn’t always pretty and it can sometimes bring a lot of emotional turmoil. People struggling with mental health issues may be especially struggling. Here are all the entries around managing your emotions. Managing Difficult
Emotional responsibility and metamours
What emotional responsibilities do you have in a relationship and where do the end? How do you navigate relationships with metamours? These are for and about negotiation.
Emotional Responsibility Tag
Are friends of partners off limits? How do you navigate fears around your partner dating your friends? These are the entries about dating friends.
Dating Friends Tag
Infidelity and sex
How do you navigate the boundaries of STI prevention in an open relationship? Can you cheat and by polyamorous or is polyamory just another way of cheating — but ethically? These entries tackle sexuality, sexual expression, STIs and infidelity.
Infidelity and sex tag
These entries are for those struggling with the complications of long distance relationships in polyamory.
Long Distance Tag
Switching, closing and abuse
These entries are for those trying to figure out the right time to break up, regretting opening or wanting to close the relationship and also for those who may be in dangerous situations.
Switching, Closing and Abuse Tag
General polyamory writings
I’ve written a few articles in general about non-monogamous relationships which include things I’ve learned and address common pitfalls in most polyamory advice as well as dealing with mental health issues while being polyamorous or trying polyamory.
General Polyamory Writings Tag