Consensual Nonmonogamy

Family Matters May 1, 2024

A Monogamish Love Triangle

The Painful Geometry of an Open Relationship

A botched foray into polyamory leaves a woman feeling more singularly herself. Read more

Exploring Consensual Nonmonogamy

How to Help Couples Avoid Pitfalls and Enhance Their Connection

Despite a cultural environment that’s often hostile toward nonmonogamy, an increasing number of couples are considering it. How can therapists help them... Read more

Many people assume that an open relationship will cause jealousy in both partners. Historically, it has been assumed that pair-bonded individuals who are... Read more

Sex Post-Covid

Healing the Rifts

Lockdown provoked a wide range of emotions among partnered people, including an increase in anxiety, fear, loneliness, boredom and frustration. It’s been... Read more

VIDEO: Doing Your Best Work with LGBTQ Clients

The Myth of Sex Addiction, Common Mistakes, and More

Is the sex addiction model doing more harm than good? What's the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity? And what are the most common... Read more

Consensual Nonmonogamy

When Is It Right for Your Clients?

In past decades, the only alternatives to involuntary celibacy in a relationship were affairs or divorce. But more and more therapists are recognizing... Read more