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Poly Parenting, Chosen Kinship, & Non-Monogamy Mismatch
In this collection of past presentations and workshops, Dr. Eli Sheff discusses poly parenting and family dynamics, why people experience non-monogamy mismatch and more.
In this collection of past presentations and workshops, I discuss the evolution of poly parenting and family dynamics, why people experience non-monogamy mismatch and more.
"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."SHOW MORE ...
Poly For You, Poly For Me, Poly Ain’t For Everybody
I thought I should share some of my thoughts about polyamory and what it means to me.
Poly/Mono or Mono/Poly
When polyamory and monogamy coexist in the same relationship.
Is Polyamory a Form of Sexual Orientation?
As usual with polyamory, the answer is that it’s complicated.