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Why Good Manners Are Key to Successful Polyamory

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As a therapist who works with many polyamorous clients, I spend a lot of time thinking about what separates the non-monogamous relationships that work beautifully from the ones that struggle—and about how to help my clients develop the skills they need to move from the second camp to the first. Quite a few skills are […]

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Polyamory and Jealousy: You Are Awesome

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Part III: Breaking out of the thought-feeling spiral. This is the final installment in a three-part series about handling jealousy in polyamorous relationships. In part one, I shared a guided reflection to give you some immediate relief from the difficult emotions related to jealousy; check it out here. In part two, I offered some strategies for challenging the narratives that […]

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Polyamory and Jealousy

Polyamory and Jealousy

“I love being in a polyamorous relationship. It fits my values and my personality, and I love that it’s possible for both of us to explore love and intimacy with other people, and that we’re able to be open with one another about it. But…when my partner’s out on a date, and I’m sitting alone at home, my mind starts […]

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