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 6 Episode 11: Breakups vs De-escalations

    April 13th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  54 mins 5 secs
    breakups, deescalation, nonhierarchical, nonmonogamy, polyamory

    Laura and Leanne Yau sit down to discuss when a breakup is more necessary than a de-escalation or a de-escalation doesn't work in polyam relationships.

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    Season 6 Episode 10: The Relationship Anarchy Book

    April 6th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 2 mins
    community care, nonmonogamy, relationship anarchy, self care

    Laura sits down with Juan-Carlos Perez-Cortes, author of the book Relationship Anarchy, and Elisabeth Sheff, who wrote the forward to the English-language edition, to discuss some of the principles of relationship anarchy and ways in which it applies to everyday life.

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    Season 6 Episode 9: Abuse in Polyamory Part 3 Survivorship in Community

    March 30th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  47 mins 26 secs
    abuse, discourse, polyamorous, polyamory, survivor

    Laura sits down with Sydney Rae Chin of Sexy Soup Dumplings to discuss abuse and survivorship in polyamorous community and how that looks in real life, as it were.

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    Season 6 Episode 8: Abuse in Polyamory Part 2

    March 23rd, 2023  |  Season 6  |  43 mins 45 secs
    abuse, discourse, polyamorous, polyamory, survivor

    Laura speaks with Claire Travers of Poly Pages regarding Abuse in Polyamory, resources for folks who believe they may be in abusive relationships, and the most well known examples of abuse in polyam relationships.

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    Season 6 Episode 7: Abuse in Polyamory Part 1

    March 16th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  47 mins 50 secs
    abuse, discourse, polyamorous, polyamory, survivor

    Laura sits down with Alicia Bunyan-Sampson, of Polyamorous Black Girl, to discuss abuse in polyamorous relationships and the conversations the polyam community needs to be having around this challenging topic.

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    Season 6 Episode 6: Swinging and Polyamory

    February 16th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  47 mins 30 secs
    hierarchy, nonhierarchical, nonmonogamy, polyamory, swinging

    Emma and Fin of Normalizing Non-Monogamy join Laura to talk about the differences between the world of swinging and polyamory, and what they can learn from each other.

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    Season 6 Episode 5: Non-binary Polyamorous Experience

    October 6th, 2022  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 2 mins
    gender identity, nonbinary, polyamorous, polyamory, relationships

    Laura sits down with Ebony of Marjani Lane to discuss their experiences as a non-binary person in the polyamorous community.

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    Season 6 Episode 4: Hierarchy and Change

    September 22nd, 2022  |  Season 6  |  59 mins 54 secs
    hierarchy, nonhierarchical, nonmonogamy, polyamory

    Laura and Amy Norton sit down to discuss the ways changes in relationships affect agreements around hierarchy, their nonmonogamous lives, and Facebook polyam groups.

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    Season 6 Episode 3: Polyamory on TV

    August 18th, 2022  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 14 secs
    media representation, polyam, polyamory, relationships, television

    Laura and Abbie (polyanarchy) discuss recent TV series portraying polyamory

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    Season 6 Episode 2: Asking for Wants and Needs

    August 11th, 2022  |  Season 6  |  54 mins 5 secs

    Laura sits down with Yana Tallon-Hicks to discuss asking for your wants and needs in & around your relationships and the ways being in polyamorous networks can complicate that.

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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."