Boundaries are one of the most powerful yet misunderstood tools for having healthy relationships.Read More
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A long list of "glass ceiling questions" has been floating around the polyamorous internet lately. These are questions that are essential to ask a new partner in order to get down to brass tacks on what kind of agreements or rules they have in their other relationships, what they are expecting for their relationship with you, and other nuts-and-bolts questions. In the spirit of efficiency, Multiamory has condensed these questions down to 6 topics to ask about when starting a new relationship. Even better, we made it easy to remember. Just take your date to the M.O.V.I.E.S.! Tune in to find out more.Read More
This week we are talking about...you! That's right, this week the Multiamory crew tackles the questions that our listeners left on the Multiamory voicemail line. If you want to have a question answered on the air, you too can leave a voicemail for us at 678-MULTI-05.Read More
This week we're discussing agreement pitfalls -- common relationship agreements that seem reasonable, but which may cause trouble in the long run. The Multiamory crew has a pretty firm stance against strict rules in relationships, but there are many agreements that fall into a debatable grey area. Is it fair to make sure you and your partner conduct relationships in the exact same way? Is it ethical to ask a partner to check in with you before they get sexual on a date with someone else? Tune in to hear our thoughts on these questions and more.Read More
At Multiamory, we encourage people to avoid making strict rules when opening up their relationship. However, what about agreements? What about setting boundaries? Are those the same thing as rules? Rules, agreements, and boundaries are all frameworks that can be used to protect yourself within a relationship, but there are subtle differences. On this episode we walk you through these differences, and in particular we focus on setting up healthy and effective boundaries for yourself that do not impose rules on your partners or your partners' relationships.Read More
The Multiamory crew just read Cooper S. Beckett's new work: A Life Less Monogamous. The book tells the story of a young married couple, on their way to a dead bedroom, who discover the joys and pitfalls of swinging. We share our thoughts on the book, as well as explore some topics that came up in the reading: swinging, group sex, establishing rules, and old relationship energy.
In the poly community, many people talk about NRE (new relationship energy) -- all those great feelings you get when you're falling in love with someone new. But very few people acknowledge old relationship energy -- the bond and established intimacy that is present in a long-lasting relationship. In this episode you'll learn about the joys and potential problems that come with O.R.E.Read More