The Ready For Polyamory Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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."

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Season 5 Episode 2: Polyamory Advice Is Relationship Advice

    April 14th, 2022  |  Season 5  |  59 mins 31 secs
    advice, attachment, communication, polyamory, relationship, trauma

    Dr. Joli Hamilton joins Laura to discuss the ways that polyamorous philosophy and nonmonogamous dating advice and experience can apply even in a monogamous context, and can be used to enrich the intentional choice to engage monogamously.

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    Season 5 Episode 1: Polyamory & Parenting (Part 1)

    April 7th, 2022  |  Season 5  |  53 mins 50 secs
    kitchen table, parenting, polyamorous, polyamory, relationship

    In an episode that just scratches the surface of this rich topic, Laura and Jessica Levity Daylover of Remodeled Love sit down to discuss the challenges and joys of being polyamorous parents.