The Ready For Polyamory Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

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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.

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    Season 4 Episode 9: Polyamory in Fiction

    January 28th, 2022  |  Season 4  |  56 mins 56 secs
    fiction, novels, polyamory, representation, triad

    Laura and Abbie discuss a number of novels, graphic novels, and series that have good representation of CNM and polyam relationships.

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    Season 4 Episode 8: Polyamorous Cohabitation

    January 21st, 2022  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 1 min
    cohabitation, household, polyamory, triad

    Laura discusses polyamorous cohabition and the upsides and downsides of sharing a polyam household with her friend Corwin

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    Season 4 Episode 7: Unicorn Hunters

    December 1st, 2021  |  Season 4  |  27 mins 53 secs
    polyamorous, polyamory, throuple, triad, unicorn

    A discussion of unicorn hunters, unicorns, & how to have an ethical triad instead

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    Season 4 Episode 6: Kitchen Table and Parallel Polyamory

    November 25th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  53 mins 37 secs
    kitchen table polyamory, nonmonogamy, parallel polyamory, polyamory, relationship spectrum

    A discussion of various styles of ethical nonmonogamy and the practice of kitchen table and parallel polyamory

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    Season 4 Episode 5: Couple's Privilege

    November 17th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  29 mins 3 secs

    An examination of the cultural underpinnings and common application of couple's privilege in non-monogamous relationships.