Podcast Interview: Ferrett Steinmetz, Keynote Speaker at BTL 2015

Cheers Sexy People! I’m psyched to share with you our latest podcast episode here at Loving Without Boundaries! This interview is with Ferrett Steinmetz who was the keynote speaker as well as one of the presenters at the Beyond The Love 2015 conference in Columbus, Ohio that I attended a month ago. I enjoyed seeing his keynote speech…

Rethinking Infidelity: a talk for anyone who has ever loved

Cheers Sexy People! Recently a member of our awesome Loving Without Boundaries community shared with me this incredible TedTalk by Esther Perel – a relationship therapist – that answers very eloquently the question “Why do happy people cheat?” Wow. It is incredible. Totally worth the 21 minutes that it requires to watch it in full. I will…

Beyond The Love Conference and Musings On My Poly Journey

Cheers Sexy People! It is with great excitement that I share that I will be at this year’s Beyond the Love conference November 13–15 in Columbus, Ohio. I have been granted a “press pass” to come enjoy the event, take part in the activities, and then report on the experience afterwards here at Loving Without…

Acceptance of Polyamory Today: OKCupid Dating Adventures

Cheers Sexy People! The time has finally come… after performing post-breakup soul searching, doing MORE research on why people cheat, enjoying some quality time with my amazing husband as well as lots of ME time to make sure my self-esteem is intact, I have ventured back out into the dating world. Not just any dating…

Breakup Recovery and How to Spot an Emotional Grown-up

Cheers Sexy People, It has been about six weeks since the big breakup. And surprisingly, even to myself, I am doing quite well. Don’t get me wrong – any big loss still hurts big-time. And losing an almost five-year relationship and someone that lived in and shared your home is a big shift in anyone’s reality. But…

BOUNDARIES: Don’t Excuse Bad Behavior, No Matter What the “Label”

Cheers Sexy People! In response to my last post about my upsetting breakup that I am healing from, I had a great conversation with one of our frequent commenters here at Loving Without Boundaries, Clarathegreat. It turns out that she works in the mental health profession. I am passionate about mental health for many reasons, including trying to…

Bullshit Alert: “Polyamory” is NOT a cover for Sex Addiction and other issues

Cheers Sexy People! I am writing you on the other side of a devastating, horrific breakup of both one of my relationships and my poly family as I had come to know it. Just weeks shy of celebrating our fifth anniversary, my boyfriend and I have broken up and he has moved out of our…

Broken Trust – Can You Survive An Affair?

Cheers Sexy People! Soooo I’m ready to talk about something here on my ethical non-monogamy blog. As you may have guessed from recent posts… I got cheated on. Yes, that’s right – after I’ve been writing this blog for over two years now, digging deeper into my commitment to polyamory, trust, integrity, honesty, transparency, blah,…

Do My Partners Have Partners? + BONUS: Myths and Facts

Cheers Sexy People! Recently, a dear friend of mine whom I met through this blog, asked me if my partners have partners themselves. I have written about my partners’ partners (otherwise known as “metamours” in the poly community) in many posts over the last two years. However, since an avid reader of my blog was…

Poly Interview: Ethical non-monogamy from a woman in Asia

This is eighth in a series of interviews of everyday people who are living a poly lifestyle (either polyamorous or polysexual), from their individual perspectives. They were each given a series of questions, and asked to pick several questions that they would like to answer from their personal experience. This eighth interview is of a…