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