The Ready For Polyamory Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

36 episodes of The Ready For Polyamory Podcast since the first episode, which aired on June 5th, 2020.

  • Season 4 Episode 2: Codependence

    August 7th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  23 mins 16 secs
    boundaries, codependence, codependent, polyamory, relationship

    Codependence is hardly a new concept, but is it a useful one? This week Laura looks at alternate ways to discuss relationships that struggle with being all-consuming.

  • Season 4 Episode 1: Guarding Yes and Saying No

    July 31st, 2021  |  Season 3  |  39 mins
    agreements, boundaries, polyamory, relationship, saying no

    In all kinds of relationships, but especially romantic and polyamorous network ones, being trusted to say 'no' when you mean it and hold your boundaries by 'guarding your yes' for things you mean to keep your word to is an essential life skill. In this episode we discuss why saying 'no' can be difficult, signs you aren't reserving 'yes' for times you mean it enthusiastically, and how to transition into a pattern of using 'No' more often and 'Yes' intentionally.

  • Season 3 Episode 10: Podcastiversary

    June 12th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  39 mins 49 secs
    anniversary, coming out, consensual nonmonogamy, jealousy, polyamory, triads

    In which we celebrate 1 year of the Ready for Polyamory Podcast, Ken interviews me but we didn't really decide that in advance, and much silliness ensues because We Did It Live.

  • Season 3 Episode 9: Practical Solutions for Jealousy and FOMO

    June 5th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 12 secs
    consensual non-monogamy, jealousy, open relationships, polyamory

    A discussion of strategies and solutions for different forms and presentations of jealousy, envy, and fear of missing out.

  • Season 3 Episode 8: Labels

    May 29th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  37 mins 19 secs
    communication, labels, polyamorous, polyamory, relationships

    In a discussion of labels, their connotations, and how they uniquely apply in polyamorous situations, Laura examines different labels for relationships in particular.

  • Season 3 Episode 7: Early Relationship Agreements

    May 22nd, 2021  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 22 secs
    agreements, boundaries, opening up, polyamory, relationship

    Laura tells all! (Well, not quite) in a discussion of how to make early relationship agreements, with detailed examples from her early relationships.

  • Season 3 Episode 6: Polyamorous Breakups

    May 15th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  41 mins 58 secs
    breakups, polyamory, relationships

    Laura discusses Polyamorous breakups, how they differ from monogamous ones, theory and practice

  • Season 3 Episode 5: FWB and Play Partners

    May 8th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 49 secs
    consensual nonmonogamy, jealousy, polyamory, relationship anarchy, relationships

    Laura discusses the application of CNM, polyamory, and relationship anarchy theory to fwb and play partner relationships and the joy points and points involved.

  • Season 3 Episode 4: Relationship Anarchy

    May 2nd, 2021  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 27 secs

    In an examination of the Relationship Anarchist Manifesto, Laura and David Overton look at how different relationships can fit polyamorous norms or not within the principles of relationship anarchy.

  • Season 3 Episode 3: Emotional Processing

    April 24th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  35 mins 40 secs
    coping, emotions, partners, polyamory, processing

    Laura and Orphne discuss processing difficult emotions and conflicts internally and externally and the pros and cons of both approaches.

  • Season 3 Episode 2: Attachment Theory

    April 17th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 22 secs
    attachment, attachment theory, love, polyamory, relationship, security, trauma

    Jessica Fern appears to discuss Attachment Theory, trauma, and secure relating in polyamorous relationships in an interview.

  • Season 3 Episode 1: Polyamory, Disability & Accessibility

    April 10th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 35 secs
    adhd, coach, disability, polyamory, relationship, sex educator

    Laura & Rachael Rose of Hedonish talk about disability, accessibility, and how the polyamorous community can best address the needs of its members with disabilities.

  • Season 2 Episode 12: Insecurity and Polyamory

    March 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  40 mins
    boundaries, insecurity, polyamorous, polyamory, relationship

    Laura and Seva talk about ways polyamory is well-suited to help people work through their insecurities in themselves and in relationships.

  • Season 2 Episode 11: Legal Hypotheticals

    March 6th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 50 secs
    domestic partner, legal, marriage, polyamory, relationship

    Laura and her guest examine some possible paths for future legal acceptance of polyamorous relationships , based on growing social acceptance. #notlegaladvice.

  • Season 2 Episode 10: Polyamory and Power Exchange

    February 27th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  34 mins 40 secs
    d/s, polyamory, power exchange, relationship

    Laura (sans guest, because the pandemic has disabled her planned guest!) discusses polyamory and power exchange relationships.

  • Season 2 Episode 9: Love and Apology Languages

    February 20th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 10 mins
    apology languages, conflict resolution, love languages, metamour, polyamory

    This week on the Ready for Polyamory Podcast, Laura talks with Orphne Sicarius for this podcast episode focused broadly on Love Languages and Apology Languages, and how these concepts apply in polyamorous networks. The conversation expands to include conflict with metamours and trauma informed interpersonal interactions.