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.

Unclear communication

Reading Time: 6 minutes When reading through all the stories in managing difficult emotions i was wondering if i could share mine? Mostly because I have a lot of monogamous friends who constantly prove me right when I’m just scared and want to find a way to get over these feelings, maybe even be able to bond with her …

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Emotions are not demands

Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you have any constructive advice for someone loving with a Meta as a roommate? It’s been uniquely difficult compared to previous relationships. I am struggling with the amount of time my primary partner now spends with their new partner. My primary and I have been together monogamously for about 5 years and just opened …

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Episode 76: No Way Out

Reading Time: 16 minutes If you feel you’re between crushing emotions and a family breakdown, you might feel like there’s no way out. That’s what’s on this week’s episode of Non-Monogamy Help. Discussion Topic: Talk about one hard limit you have and how it became a hard limit for you. Listen here on or on Anchor. Visit the Anchor …

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Being thrown away

Reading Time: 4 minutes I had until recently a relationship with a partner, we were together for 1,5 years. He was wonderful, fun, loving. He lives in a different city but would come to visit me every other month. He has another partner who he has been with for a little more than two years. Last fall she moved to …

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Episode 73: Caveat Emptor

Reading Time: 8 minutes It’s easy to think you might be interest in non-monogamy, but what if you have some conflicting feelings when theory becomes practice? That’s what’s on this week’s episode of Non-Monogamy Help. Discussion Topic: What “meaning” do you attach to sex, if any? And why? This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Use our affiliate link for …

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