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 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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"

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    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"

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    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.

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    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.

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    Episode 6: Polyamory- Married and Dating

    July 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 15 mins
    non-monogamy, polyamory, quad, relationship, triad

    Laura and Corwin take apart representation and entertainment in a reality tv show about polyamory from 2012, Polymory: Married and Dating.

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    Episode 5: Compersion

    July 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 8 secs
    compersion, jealousy, non-monogamy, polyamory, relationship

    Laura discusses the concept of compersion, happiness at your partner's happiness with their other partners, with two guests.

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    Episode 4:Jealousy

    July 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 57 secs
    communication, jealousy, polyamory, relationships

    Two conversations regarding jealousy in polyamorous relationships. One with Seva, an educator in the non-monogamy and rope communities, and one with Vanessa/Bella GreenWolf, my metamour of 4 years.

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    Episode 3: Triads, Why They're Hard, and Why People Want Them Anyway

    June 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 59 secs
    polyamory, relationship structure, triad

    Polyamorous triads are an occasionally contentious topic within the community because they're many people's entry point in but often also challenging - and, as people's entry point, much like high school sweethearts, it often doesn't work out, but for a select few it does. Today's guest is one of those select few.

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    Episode 2: Relationship Agreements

    June 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 20 secs

    A discussion on how to set polyamorous relationship agreements, and general joking around, with writer & storyteller Ken Briodagh.

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    Episode 1: Polyamory 101

    June 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 39 secs
    polyamory 101

    In this episode of the Ready for Polyamory podcast, Laura explains the basics of what polyamory and ethical non-monogamy are and aren't, with a little help from her friends in narrowing definitions.

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    Episode 0: Episode 0: The Introduction

    June 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  9 mins 6 secs
    introduction, polyamory

    Introduction of format for Ready for Polyamory podcast, discussing ethical non-monogamy and polyamorous relationships as an extension of the blog at Episode 0 of a 12 episode first season.