So you stumbled your way
Statistically speaking, you were most likely raised to fit into the prescriptive norms of a primarily monogamous society...
Go to school, get a job, date (one) partner, get married, have kids. An entire life laid ahead of you before you were old enough to walk. Defaulting to monogamy is simply par for the course.
But I'm preaching to the choir... aren't I?
Whether you're already in an open relationship or if you're contemplating such a move, whatever your personal buttons are, polyamory will (or has) definitely push them. Eradicating insecurity and jealousy is challenging even if all parties involved are on board.
There are times when it’s hard and scary, and times when it’s exhilarating and life-giving. It can take some time to figure out how — or even if — polyamory works best in your life.
impossible at it may seem...
ANYONE IS CAPABLE OF
TRANSFORMING THEIR RELATIONSHIP
Relationship/s Of Your Dreams
It's about honesty, trust, communication, compassion, integrity...
All great tenets to have in any healthy relationship
You needn't go too far to find stories riddled with pain, heartache, jealousy and insecurity in the poly community.
Most people have enough difficulty with one relationship at a time. Now imagine two or more. Being in a polyamorous relationship substantially magnifies the garden variety issues so common in monogamous relationships.
Whether you identify as polyamorous or monogamous, dominant or egalitarian, in a triad or a Vee, a top or a bottom, a dominant or a submissive, relationships don't work unless you practice self-care and relationship hygiene.
If you aren't already capable of knowing who you are, what your emotional baggage is and how to love and accept yourself, it's unlikely that your relationships of any kind will be healthy, happy and free of drama.
Here are just some of the issues we work on in therapy:
Together we'll work on giving you a solid, ethical, framework and common language to convey your boundaries, needs, and feelings to your partner/s effectively.
BUT ONLY YOU CAN TAKE IT!
here's a simple guide to help you navigate them...
There are different types of non-monogamy, here's a simple guide to help you navigate them:
Our therapists can help improve the quality of your relationship.