"Practicing Polyamory" Podcast

Practicing Polyamory – Podcast Interview

Having a solid foundation for your polyamorous relationship Relationships can sometimes face unrealistic societal standards. No matter what kind of relationship you’re in, there’s always something to achieve or strive for. Being in a polyamorous relationship, not only do you feel the pressure of achieving that unattainable perfection, but you also want to make sure when you’re working on that in your relationship that you feel heard, validated, and safe. I recently had the privilege …

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Types of Couples Therapy

Types of Couples Therapy: 9 Great Options to Decide Between

Find Out Which Type of Couples Therapy Is Best for You Seeking help can be a challenging thing for some people. Whether it be pride, fear, or lack of knowledge about the subject, something prevents many people from attending marriage counseling.  However, marriage counseling and couples therapy can be beneficial in all types of relationships. In fact, couples who participate in counseling together have a 30 percent higher marital success rate than couples who do …

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Triad Polyamory Relationship

What Exactly is a Triad Polyamory Relationship?

Let’s Break It Down We all know that relationships take on a myriad of different forms. A triad polyamory relationship is one option couples and individuals may consider when looking into nontraditional or non-monogamous relationships. Polyamory has become more common in mainstream media. Still, for those who aren’t familiar, the term “polyamory” loosely translates to “many loves” and refers to a relationship where participants have multiple partners. What Is a Triad Polyamory Relationship? A triad …

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Polyamory Families

Polyamory Families: 5 Challenges and How to Navigate Them

As society becomes ever more accepting of non-traditional family structures, an increasing number of parents and families are identifying as polyamorous or poly. Not only that but there’s a corresponding rise in ostensibly monogamous couples admitting to consensual non-monogamy.  But while people might be increasingly accepting, we still live and work in a society geared towards the monogamous. This can pose logistical and often challenging problems for polyamory families.  It Takes a Village  One of …

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Premarital Counseling

What to Expect in Premarital Counseling and Get the Most Out of It

Many couples wish to remain in their long-term relationship, with many having the desire to turn the relationship into a healthy marriage. However, at times there are bumps in the road that have them questioning if it is possible to have a healthy relationship, let alone a marriage. Having such occurrences come up does not mean that the commitment and relationship have to end, nor the dreams of a healthy marriage. Many couples have had …

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Types of Polyamorous Relationships

8 Different Types of Polyamorous Relationships

Monogamous relationships are the most accepted relationship style in the United States and many parts of the world. Many people find the thought of polyamory repulsive or strange because the idea of a non-monogamous relationship isn’t normal to them.  But there’s nothing strange about polyamorous relationships when everyone has consented and is happy with their relationship or relationships. Polyamory is gaining popularity and acceptance in the United States.  But there’s more to polyamory than simply …

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Difference Between Polygamy and Polyamory

The Difference Between Polygamy and Polyamory: 4 Key Variations

While there are different types of relationships, monogamy is one type that is more familiar than others. Beyond that, other types of relationships are often misidentified or confused with one another. Two of these different types of relationships are polyamory and polygamy. While they do have some similarities in meaning, there are just as many distinct differences to note. So let’s take a closer look at the difference between polygamy and polyamory. What is Polygamy? …

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Gray Divorce

What is a Gray Divorce and How to Move Forward from It?

Believe it or not, over the past 30 years, there has been a steep decline in the younger couple’s divorce rate. However, the divorce rate for people aged 45-50 rose from 13.1 in 1990 to 18 in 2017. Likewise, those aged 55-64 saw the divorce rate more than double. There is a term for this trend-it is gray divorce. While divorce can prove to be some of the most challenging times in many people’s lives, …

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Warning Signs of Gray Divorce

10 Warning Signs of Gray Divorce

For most age groups, the overall rate of divorce has flattened over the years. However, older Americans in long-term marriages have been seeking a divorce, and this has increased the gray divorce rate. This phenomenon is referred to as gray divorce. Irrespective of how old you are or how long you’ve been married, divorce is always a difficult situation. However, there are some warning signs of gray divorce if you are an older adult considering …

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Improve your relationship

Improve Your Relationship – 6 Ways Couples Counseling Helps

Looking to improve your relationship? For many, couples therapy is considered a last-ditch effort to save a relationship. But what if couples therapy was also used to prevent problems instead of just fixing them? No matter the stage of your relationship, couples therapy is a great resource across the board. Some couples go to therapy in order to identify issues or differences before they become problems; others go to improve their communication and increase intimacy …

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