Is anyone really ever ready? This week we delve into the different signs that determine if you are ready to become polyamorous...or not. We talk about personal attributes that are helpful to have when beginning a new relationship style, red flags to watch out for when you are starting out, and our own personal experiences when we first became polyamorous.Read More
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Multiamory loves The Beatles, but we take issue with the assertion that love is all you need. In this episode, we discuss the dangers of what is traditionally "magical" thinking surrounding love and relationships. If you're in a relationship that is dysfunctional, codependent, or making you miserable all in the name of love, here's where you can learn valuable tools to evaluate whether your relationship has a leg to stand on, or if it may be time to leave.Read More
Multiamory is very excited to sit down with philosopher Carrie Jenkins, author of the newly released book What Love Is and What It Could Be. Carrie has been polyamorous for a number of years, and after having her relationships accused of not embodying "real love," she was inspired to get to the bottom of the age old question: what is love? In this episode, we deconstruct our preconceived ideas of love and commitment, and also why it is important for people in non-monogamous relationships to examine the nature of romantic relationships.Read More
Everyone worries about the potential of jealousy in non-monogamous relationships. We at Multiamory spend a lot of our time dissecting jealousy and strategizing how to manage and transform it. But we have yet to ask the question: are there ever times when jealousy is a good thing?
We examine some of the most common ways that we justify our jealous feelings, playing them off as protectiveness, discernment, or even as a sign of the depth of our love for someone else. In this episode, we dig in to what the true positive sides of jealousy may be, and how to harness them for your own personal growth.Read More