The Ready For Polyamory Podcast
61 episodes of The Ready For Polyamory Podcast since the first episode, which aired on June 5th, 2020.
Season 6 Episode 8: Abuse in Polyamory Part 2
March 23rd, 2023 | Season 6 | 43 mins 45 secs
abuse, discourse, polyamorous, polyamory, survivor
Laura speaks with Claire Travers of Poly Pages regarding Abuse in Polyamory, resources for folks who believe they may be in abusive relationships, and the most well known examples of abuse in polyam relationships.
Season 6 Episode 7: Abuse in Polyamory Part 1
March 16th, 2023 | Season 6 | 47 mins 50 secs
abuse, discourse, polyamorous, polyamory, survivor
Laura sits down with Alicia Bunyan-Sampson, of Polyamorous Black Girl, to discuss abuse in polyamorous relationships and the conversations the polyam community needs to be having around this challenging topic.
Season 6 Episode 6: Swinging and Polyamory
February 16th, 2023 | Season 6 | 47 mins 30 secs
hierarchy, nonhierarchical, nonmonogamy, polyamory, swinging
Emma and Fin of Normalizing Non-Monogamy join Laura to talk about the differences between the world of swinging and polyamory, and what they can learn from each other.
Season 6 Episode 5: Non-binary Polyamorous Experience
October 6th, 2022 | Season 6 | 1 hr 2 mins
gender identity, nonbinary, polyamorous, polyamory, relationships
Laura sits down with Ebony of Marjani Lane to discuss their experiences as a non-binary person in the polyamorous community.
Season 6 Episode 4: Hierarchy and Change
September 22nd, 2022 | Season 6 | 59 mins 54 secs
hierarchy, nonhierarchical, nonmonogamy, polyamory
Laura and Amy Norton sit down to discuss the ways changes in relationships affect agreements around hierarchy, their nonmonogamous lives, and Facebook polyam groups.
Season 6 Episode 3: Polyamory on TV
August 18th, 2022 | Season 6 | 1 hr 14 secs
media representation, polyam, polyamory, relationships, television
Laura and Abbie (polyanarchy) discuss recent TV series portraying polyamory
Season 6 Episode 2: Asking for Wants and Needs
August 11th, 2022 | Season 6 | 54 mins 5 secs
Laura sits down with Yana Tallon-Hicks to discuss asking for your wants and needs in & around your relationships and the ways being in polyamorous networks can complicate that.
Season 6 Episode 1: High Standards and Low Expectations
August 4th, 2022 | Season 6 | 41 mins 55 secs
dating, off-escalator, polyamory, relationship, solopolyamory
Laura chats with Michelle Hy about the solopolyamorous dating experience, avoiding the feeling of stagnation, and what it means to date with what Michelle calls "High Standards and Low Expectations."
Season 5 Episode 10: Polyamory and Parenting (Part 2)
June 9th, 2022 | Season 5 | 50 mins 53 secs
kitchen table, parenting, polyamorous, polyamory, relationship
The promised sequel to episode 1 of the season, Laura sits down with the nonmonogamous parents of 4 teens and a toddler to talk about the various concerns of polyam parenting through older stages of childhood.
Season 5 Episode 9: Compersion & Jealousy
June 2nd, 2022 | Season 5 | 49 mins 11 secs
compersion, jealousy, polyamory
Laura and Dr. Liz Powell talk about how to interpret your jealousy, use it as information to keep yourself moving toward your values even when it's hard, and to see compersion as a non-required but aquirable skill that you can work on if you want to.
Season 5 Episode 8: De-escalations
May 26th, 2022 | Season 5 | 50 mins 28 secs
Laura sits down with Roy Graff of Open Relating to talk about de-escalation, why it's a popular mode of relationship change in the nonmonogamous community, and what other ways folks can talk about their relationships changing and ending.
Season 5 Episode 7: Polyamorous Pride
May 19th, 2022 | Season 5 | 47 mins 33 secs
What's the deal with the Polyamorous flag? is there Discourse about polyam folks at Pride? About the kinksters being there again? Laura and Kristian of PolyamProud discuss all this and more
Season 5 Episode 6: Solo Polyamorous Living
May 12th, 2022 | Season 5 | 47 mins 55 secs
cohabitation, off-escalator, polyamory, relationship, solopolyamory
Ro Moed sits down with Laura to discuss solo polyamory and the concerns around relationship and living arrangements that are unique to those who practice this style of relating.
Season 5 Episode 5: Mono Plus Polyam Relationships
May 5th, 2022 | Season 5 | 52 mins
monogamy, nonmonogamy, polyamory, relationship style
Laura sits down with Phi from Polyammering to talk about being a monocorn, the pitfalls and benefits of mono plus polyam relationships and where monog partners of polyam people can turn for support.
Season 5 Episode 4: Polyamory and Kink
April 28th, 2022 | Season 5 | 1 hr 7 mins
dom, kink, kitchen table, parallel, polyamory, sub
Laura and AnnieUndone talk about the intersection of kink dynamics and polyam relationships and the ways shifts in these dynamics can affect one another.
Season 5 Episode 3: Change and Balance in your CNM Ecosystem
April 21st, 2022 | Season 5 | 41 mins 55 secs
hierarchy, nonhierarchical, nonmonogamy, polyamory, relationship anarchy
Laura sits down with Shai and Lea of Leveled Up Love to discuss how changes in relationship structure are common throughout folks' polyamorous journeys and destigmatizing that can be important to helping people find comfortable balance in their relationships.