One of the most challenging things about considering polyamory is the difficulty we face finding good resources to support our relationship. Here are some of the best resources I've found online.
This is the website based on the book by Tristan Taormino The book offers a solid look into many diverse ways of creating loving, lasting relationships. It draws on hundreds of interviews to explore the real-life benefits and challenges of all styles of open relationships.
The website also offers tips on dealing with jealousy, negotiating boundaries, finding community, parenting and time management. There are lots of free worksheet downloads and reflection tools. This is my #1 reference for newly opening couples.
Is another of my go-to recommended books for newly opening relationships. Written by Eve Rickert and Franklin Veaux, the reading walks you through lots of rich examples of holding lots of love in our hearts and practicing ethical polyamory.
The website is also full of personal narratives that can be really helpful when you're deciding what's the best next step for you and your relationships.
Contains a beginner’s guide to polyamory, resources for monogamous people in non-monogamous relationships, and references to web and print resources.
An online practical guide to polyamory with tips on all the day-to-day needs of poly relationships.
Loving More, is a nonprofit organization which publishing Loving More magazine and sponsoring annual conferences on the subject of polyamory. There are lots of great resources written by peers in the polyamorous community here.
Hi! I'm glad you're reading. Let me know if I can help you:
- reconnect with passion & desire in long-term partnerships
- rebuild trust after infidelity or dishonesty
- move beyond jealousy, fear, and insecurity
- manage intense emotions that arise in conflicts
- resolve sexual dysfunction & disconnect
- change communication & codependent patterns
- open your relationship & practice polyamory with integrity
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Gina Senarighi, MS, MA, CPC is a communication consultant, sexuality counselor and certified relationship coach specializing in polyamory, open relationships, jealousy, and infidelity.