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Every week your hosts, Emma and Fin, interview exciting and incredible people from all across the non-monogamy spectrum. We talk with people in the swinging and polyamorous communities who are straight, gay, bisexual, trans, and everywhere in between! Together we learn from each other's experiences as we hear all of the dirty secrets, salacious stories, and unique strategies from swingers to poly folks. The interviews will serve as a valuable resource for those just beginning to explore the idea and seasoned veterans alike. So, stop in for a laugh and maybe you'll even learn something... Better yet, share your story with us!

Every week your hosts, Emma and Fin, interview exciting and incredible people from all across the non-monogamy spectrum. We talk with people in the swinging and polyamorous communities who are straight, gay, bisexual, trans, and everywhere in between! Together we learn from each other's experiences as we hear all of the dirty secrets, salacious stories, and unique strategies from swingers to poly folks. The interviews will serve as a valuable resource for those just beginning to explore the idea and seasoned veterans alike. So, stop in for a laugh and maybe you'll even learn something... Better yet, share your story with us!
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Every week your hosts, Emma and Fin, interview exciting and incredible people from all across the non-monogamy spectrum. We talk with people in the swinging and polyamorous communities who are straight, gay, bisexual, trans, and everywhere in between! Together we learn from each other's experiences as we hear all of the dirty secrets, salacious stories, and unique strategies from swingers to poly folks. The interviews will serve as a valuable resource for those just beginning to explore the idea and seasoned veterans alike. So, stop in for a laugh and maybe you'll even learn something... Better yet, share your story with us!

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Episodes

Ep 74 - Suzie + Jay

7/17/2019
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Suzie and Jay have been married for over a decade and started exploring non-monogamy less than a year ago. Since then they have mostly been exploring the swinging side of things but we're tasting notes of poly on the pallet as well. They share some amazing strategies and information as well as some hilarious stories. Have a listen and let us know what you think! Show Notes Join Our Patreon Community! $10 Off - Online STI Testing 10% discount at myonecondoms.com with offer code...

Duration:01:17:13

Ep 73 - Whitney Miller

7/10/2019
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Whitney Miller is the former Miss USA 2012 but she's all about destroying stereotypes. One of her goals has always been to redefine what it means to be a pageant girl. This has taken the form of being a professional wake surfer, exploring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA, as well as backpacking around the world on her own after a breakup. Beyond that, she has been in a publicly open relationship with her fiance, Aubrey Marcus, for over seven years. She has a fantastic and empowering outlook on...

Duration:01:04:06

Ep 72 - Christy + David

7/3/2019
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Christy and David took their relationship from monogamous to swinging to total non-hierarchical polyamory in a relatively short amount of time. They share with us the difficulties that come with putting their marriage on an equal level as other relationships. At the same time, the joy they experience together is amazing and they wouldn't have it any other way. Have your mind blown, give it a listen. Show Notes Join Our Patreon Community! $10 Off - Online STI Testing 10% discount at...

Duration:01:26:11

Ep 71 - Jess + Shawn + Cait + Ken

6/28/2019
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This one is really just a Friday fun day episode. We were able to get all four of the guests you heard this week together in one place for a wild ride of an interview. Really, it's just basically us asking them questions while they make out with one another. It's a super fun chat and we hope you enjoy! Show Notes Join Our Patreon Community! $10 Off - Online STI Testing 10% discount at myonecondoms.com with offer code "Emma" https://www.normalizingnonmonogamy.com/

Duration:00:48:48

Ep 70 - Cait + Ken

6/26/2019
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Cait and Ken, the other half of the quad that we talked with on Monday joins us today to share their side of the story. Yet another case of swingers turned poly. Maybe the two aren't so different after all! These two are a ball of fun and we are super excited to let them share their story and get their perspective. Show Notes Join Our Patreon Community! $10 Off - Online STI Testing 10% discount at myonecondoms.com with offer code "Emma" https://www.normalizingnonmonogamy.com/

Duration:00:57:18

Ep 69 - Jess + Shawn: Round 2

6/24/2019
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Shawn and Jess come back on 35 episodes later to share what's changed in their lives... Spoiler alert! It's kind of a big transition they have made. We talk about what happens when swinging turns into polyamory, even if you don't think it ever could! They also share a lot of insight on the benefits of forming friendships around the lifestyle. Give it a listen and also go back and check out episode 34. You'll be happy you did and so will we. Show Notes Join Our Patreon Community! $10 Off -...

Duration:01:10:13

Ep 68 - Swinging Cajuns (Sara + Pete)

6/19/2019
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Our biggest plot twist yet and another unconventional start to non-monogamy! We absolutely can't recommend this episode enough. Sara and Pete are the authors of a blog called the Swinging Cajuns where they document their journey together. Their marriage has survived, and is now thriving in the face of an infidelity that would normally destroy a couple. They have a ton of insight for anyone who might be working through a similar situation and for the swinging community in general. Thank you...

Duration:01:20:58

Ep 67 - Donna + Alex

6/12/2019
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Ever considered that swinging can keep you young?! You may after this interview! Donna and Alex have been married for 32+ years and have been non-monogamous in different ways for over 20 of them. They share how they got into it and how it has kept them feeling younger than all their friends even after crossing into their 60's. It's an amazing listen for people of all ages and we're so happy to see the love between these two having so much energy! Show Notes $10 Off - Online STI...

Duration:01:10:30

Ep 66 - Claire Travers

6/5/2019
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Claire is a professional humanitarian aid working specializing in emergency response to natural disasters, mainly in Sub-Saharan and Eastern Africa. She is also an academic author and speaker focused on the intersections between ethics and aid. She manages to do all of this while balancing multiple polyamorous relationship spread across multiple continents and languages. Her story is truly unique and inspiring and we hope you'll have a listen. More information on how to contact Claire can be...

Duration:01:08:24

Ep 65 - That Couple Next Door (Kay + Jay)

5/29/2019
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The legendary creators of the podcast "That Couple Next Door" and generic home improvement store bucket connoisseurs, Jay and Kay, share a brief summary of their 3-5 year (or whatever) journey into swinging and hotwife adventures. They also give a little update on the current state of their show and where they plan to go from here. These two are amazing podcasters and people and they are a riot to talk with. If you don't laugh 14% of the time you're listening, we will issue you a full...

Duration:01:12:56

Ep 64 - Molly + Greg

5/22/2019
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After 19 years of monogamy, Molly and Greg started to slowly open up their marriage. Molly said she had never been great at the monogamy thing and asked Greg if she could explore having an online relationship with a guy she met on Fetlife... It turned into much more and led them to re-evaluate their entire approach to their marriage. Have a listen to hear how they navigate polyamory, kink, and having kids! Show Notes $10 Off - Online STI Testing Join Our Patreon Community! #Open Dating...

Duration:01:14:29

Ep 63 - Sex Uninterrupted (Taara + James)

5/15/2019
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The hosts of the radio show and authors of the blog "Sex Uninterrupted" join us this week. They have been exploring non-monogamy together since the beginning of their relationship a few years back and share some great insight on navigating the swinging lifestyle. We also have a fantastic conversation about disclosing STI status and handling jealousy, and we get a graphic narration of one of the most disturbing sex bloopers we've ever heard. Show Notes $10 Off - Online STI Testing Join Our...

Duration:00:59:27

Ep 62 - Jamie + Brock

5/8/2019
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Jamie and Brock have one of the wildest origin stories we've ever heard. They will be the first to tell you that it wasn't a great strategy, but it showed how resilient and strong their relationship was. Even better, it's stronger today. Don't believe us? Come listen for yourself. Show Notes $10 Off - Online STI Testing Join Our Patreon Community! #Open Dating App PolyFinda Dating App 10% discount at myonecondoms.com with offer code "Emma" https://www.normalizingnonmonogamy.com/

Duration:01:18:53

Ep 61 - Taylor + Ryan Revisited

5/1/2019
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It's been a year since we started the podcast and we had the honor to sit down with our close friends and very first guests ever on the show to get an update on their journey. Spoiler alert... A LOT has changed. No more spoilers, get in here and listen. Show Notes $10 Off - Online STI Testing Join Our Patreon Community! #Open Dating App PolyFinda Dating App 10% discount at myonecondoms.com with offer code "Emma" https://www.normalizingnonmonogamy.com/ Taylor and Ryan - Episode 2

Duration:01:09:16

Ep 60 - Steak + Tequila

4/24/2019
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The esteemed hosts of the podcast Getting Into the Swing of Things with Steak and Tequila stop by for a super fun chat! They share some tips and tricks on meeting people as well as how they balance their work and life with meeting other sexy people and living it up. They also share what is possibly the bloodiest orgy story we have ever heard. Show Notes $10 Off - Online STI Testing Join Our Patreon Community! #Open Dating App PolyFinda Dating App 10% discount at myonecondoms.com with...

Duration:01:06:22

Ep 59 - Josephine + Wyatt

4/17/2019
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Religion had these two tightly locked in... Then they moved to France and slowly started opening up their view on sex. Fast-forward a few years and they are exploring swinging and non-monogamy! They had a few very intense experiences that caused them to step back a bit and re-evaluate before recently making the decision to go at it again with a much more strategic game plan. Show Notes $10 Off - Online STI Testing Join Our Patreon Community! PolyFinda App #Open Dating App 10% discount...

Duration:01:07:30

Ep 58 - PolyFinda App (Nami + Bruce)

4/15/2019
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As Nami puts it, most of the things Bruce does in life are to help other people. Together, the two of them have created a new app called PolyFinda which is a dating and community resource for people living ethically non-monogamous lifestyles. They talk a bit about the app, but more importantly they share their amazing journey with us. These two are some of the kindest people we have met and we are so happy to be able to support their journey. Please check out their app and meet some amazing...

Duration:01:06:01

Ep 57 - Catherine + Ray

4/10/2019
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Catherine and Ray stumbled into swinging on accident after a spur of the moment day trip to Temptation Resort in Cancun on their tenth anniversary. After a few years of discussing and research they decided to move ahead and dive in further. Beyond exploring non-monogamy together, Catherine is a therapist and relationship coach who specializes in working with people in open relationships. They drop some amazing knowledge and insightful stories on us this week. Check it out and definitely...

Duration:01:00:15

Ep 56 - Life on the Swingset (Tonia + Dylan)

4/3/2019
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Tonia and Dylan of Life on the Swingset fame stop by to share their origin story! We talk everything from jealousy and scheduling to sexy board game nights. These two have been navigating non-monogamy in both swinging and polyamory for almost a decade. There is a lot of wisdom in here. Show Notes Win a $50 STDCheck.com Gift Card $10 Off - Online STI Testing Join Our Patreon Community! #Open Dating App Scott's Cheap Flights Atlanta Poly Weekend Personal Capital 10% discount at...

Duration:01:00:25

Ep 55 - Rapunzel

3/27/2019
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Rapunzel has explored swinging and polyamory both while married and as a single woman. She has a great outlook on how all of her different relationship styles with many different people impact her life in such a positive way. She also shares some amazing advice on exploring the world of non-monogamy as a parent and more specifically, as a single mother. This interview will brighten your day and might even convince you it's time to start trying to figure out how to make your way to Desire in...

Duration:01:19:14