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DR. ELISABETH "ELI" SHEFF
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"Dr. Elisabeth “Eli” Sheff is a researcher, expert witness, coach, speaker, and educational consultant. With a PhD in Sociology and certification as a Sexuality Educator from the AASECT (the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists), Dr. Sheff specializes in gender and sexual minority families, consensual non-monogamy, and kink/BDSM. Sheff is the foremost academic expert on polyamorous families with children and her 20+ year Polyamorous Family Study is the only longitudinal study of poly families with children to date. Sheff’s first book, The Polyamorists Next Door (2014 hardback and ebook, 2015 paperback and audiobook), details the findings of the first 15 years of her research on polyamorous families with children. Her second book, Stories from the Polycule (2015), is an edited anthology of writings by polyamorous folks. When Someone You Love is Polyamorous (2016) is Sheff’s shortest book that guides family members and significant others who are trying to understand a polyamorous loved one."
When polys like someone who may or may not be open to polyamory, what to do?

SDC Dr Eli Sheff Polyamory NonMonogamy Relationships Jealousy Compersion
How polys deal with jealousy and feel happy when their lover loves someone else.

Dr. Eli Sheff covers the basics of polyamory: what it is, how it's distinct from other forms of consensual non-monogamy, and how people practice it in real life.