The Ready For Polyamory Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

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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.

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    Season 4 Episode 4: Religion and Polyamory Part 2

    November 10th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 17 secs

    A series of interviews on how religious background & spirituality affect folks' practice of polyamory.

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    Season 4 Episode 3: Religion & Polyamory Part 1

    October 29th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  46 mins 17 secs
    boundaries, exvangelical, polyamory, relationship, religion, wicca

    A series of interviews on how religious background & spirituality affect folks' practice of polyamory. Featuring interviews w/ Purity to Polyamory and Daniel GreenWolf

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    Season 4 Episode 2: Codependence

    August 7th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  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.

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    Season 4 Episode 1: Guarding Yes and Saying No

    July 31st, 2021  |  Season 4  |  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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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