The Ready For Polyamory Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • Season 2 Episode 8: Coming Out Part 2

    February 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 1 min

    Laura and guests Daniel GreenWolf, Corwin, Seva, Jami, and Brian discuss reactions to coming out, controlling the message, and the ongoing role of coming out in one's day-to-day life in Part 2 of their roundtable discussion.

  • Season 2 Episode 7: Coming Out

    February 6th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 51 secs
    coming out, pansexual, polyamorous, polyamory, queer, relationship

    Laura and guests Daniel GreenWolf, Corwin, Seva, Brian, and Jami discuss coming out as polyamorous (and in the case of some guests, as queer) to friends and family, who they came out to first, and what reactions they received.

  • Season 2 Episode 6: Boundaries

    January 30th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 29 mins
    boundary, polyamory, polycule, relationships, rules

    Laura and a roundtable of guests discuss personal boundaries and how they apply to all interpersonal relationships, but especially romantic and polyamorous relationships.

  • Season 2 Episode 5: Polyamory: Married and Dating

    January 23rd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 21 mins

    Laura and Corwin tear apart the tropes and stereotypes in the second half of season 1 of Showtime's Polyamory: Married and Dating, both for humor and to talk about what looks real, what looks fake, and how to avoid the relationship mistakes characters make in the show.

  • Season 2 Episode 4: Off Escalator Relationships

    January 16th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 23 secs

    Laura and Meadow Perry discuss relationships off the Relationship Escalator, designing your own metrics of whether they're working, and the ways it can be a struggle to get off the escalator in our larger culture.

  • Season 2 Episode 3: Love in the Time of Covid

    January 9th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 4 mins
    covid19, polyamory, polycule, relationships, rules

    Laura and David Overton discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and precautions against it on polycules and polyamorous relationships.

  • Season 2 Episode 2: Hierarchy

    January 2nd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 20 secs

    Dr. Liz Powell and Laura discuss Prescriptive, Descriptive, and Sneaky Hierarchies - as well as a bunch of jokes, sight gags, Dr. Liz's New Year's Project, and how fear and trauma intersect with hierarchy and rules.

  • Season 2 Begins: Polyamory as a Catch-all for Ethical Non-monogamy

    December 26th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 6 secs
    media, non-monogamy, polyamory, relationships

    "One of those is your boyfriend, one of those is your husband, one is your best friend, and one has been your lover for the last 15 years" - Kimota Tigerlily and Laura discuss different forms of ethical non-monogamy, how polyamory has become a catch-all term for all of them, the ways this is good and bad for polyamorous visibility, and how our guest could have four relationships all called best friend that an outsider describes with that tagline.

  • Episode 11: Polyamory in the Media

    August 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 21 secs
    media, polyamory, relationships, representation

    Laura and Ken Briodagh talk about Polyamory in the Media and whether it's positive representation or not, largely.

  • Episode 10: Kitchen Table and Parallel Polyamory

    August 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 26 secs
    communication, compersion, jealousy, relationship style

    Laura talks with her metamours Daniel and Vanessa about the spectrum of Kitchen Table to Parallel polyamorous relationship and they offer their different perspectives on whether any kind of relationship should be "goals"

  • Episode 9: Community and Finding Your People

    August 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 37 secs
    compersion, jealousy, metamour, non-monogamy, polyamory, relationship

    Laura and her friend Talya have a wide-ranging discussion centered around polyamorous community and finding one's "people"

  • Episode 8: Relationships With Metamours

    August 1st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 45 secs
    compersion, jealousy, metamour, non-monogamy, polyamory, relationship

    Laura and Seva discuss the good, the bad, and the meh, as regards relationships with metamours.

  • Episode 7: Ambiamory

    July 25th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 48 secs
    ambiamory, communication, monogamy, non-monogamy, polyamory, relationship

    Laura and her friend Olivia discuss Ambiamory, the ability to go between polyamory and monogamy as a matter of choice rather than orientation.