Podcast on conscious relationships

Listen to Dr Lori Beth Bisbey and I discuss conscious relationship choices, the challenges inherent in all relationships and the common mistakes we ALL make in this episode of her successful and engaging podcast, The A to Z of Sex. P is for Polyamory

Meg John Barker writing on non-mongamy and self…

It is all too easy to try and reduce complex ideas and issues down so as to save time and also to create the idea that things, such as relationships, can be easily understood, or “got”. Meg-John Barker is a writer and speaker and they recently gave a key note speech at this event in […]

NoMo:Icebreaker July 2018

So, yes it is HOT. But, clearly, sweltering temperatures do not diminish the craving for connection, support and fun as we saw over 20 conscious relationship explorers get together at the “usual place” in Zone 1 to talk love, sex, monogamy, politics, philosophy and all things in between… except the football, I don’t think anyone […]

One-penis policies: processing jealousy and the need for rules about rules

The question that most people ask, when they learn that a person is exploring a non-monogamous or polyamorous relationship framework, is: don’t you get jealous? And one of the most common reasons given for not wanting to explore a similar set-up themselves is that they fear feeling jealous or think they are already ‘a jealous […]

What having a crush taught me: feelings as signposts to understanding

I love it when you come across a simple idea communicated effectively in a short piece of writing, an idea that makes a set of complex feelings instantly explicable. Here Meg John Barker writes about how an experience of unrequited love can be a valuable source of insight into the self and the deeply hidden […]

The NoMo:Icebreaker end of May 2018

It was wonderful to see so many new faces at last week’s social. What was even better was seeing that, whilst the faces might be new, the need for this kind of space (a friendly, open and accepting one in which to talk sex, relationships) is not. The need to know one is not alone […]

How being “selfish” made me a better parent

One of the most common accusations I have had levelled at me since I came out about my open marriage, subsequent separation and now polyamorous lifestyle is that I was the epitome of selfishness. I promise you that no one has thought that about me more then I have. The question I asked myself, before […]

NoMo on BBC Radio Five Live

Your founders were asked to contribute to a conversation about polyamory and non-monogamy on BBC Radio Five Live earlier in April 2018. The dialogue was between us as well as a psychologist and researcher, Dr Christine Campbell, and relationship coach, Sam Owen. Listen from 2:36. We would love to know what you think! https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09yd4pv