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Multiamory.com is a relationship blog and podcast from the perspective of three polyamorous individuals: Emily Matlack, Jase Lindgren, and Dedeker Winston. Our insights come from our personal experience with polyamory, but the information found here is useful for people in any type of relationship. Whether you are poly, considering diving into it, or just looking to have better monogamous relationships, our tips and ideas will help you to have the healthiest, happiest dating life possible.

Multiamory.com is a relationship blog and podcast from the perspective of three polyamorous individuals: Emily Matlack, Jase Lindgren, and Dedeker Winston. Our insights come from our personal experience with polyamory, but the information found here is useful for people in any type of relationship. Whether you are poly, considering diving into it, or just looking to have better monogamous relationships, our tips and ideas will help you to have the healthiest, happiest dating life possible.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Multiamory.com is a relationship blog and podcast from the perspective of three polyamorous individuals: Emily Matlack, Jase Lindgren, and Dedeker Winston. Our insights come from our personal experience with polyamory, but the information found here is useful for people in any type of relationship. Whether you are poly, considering diving into it, or just looking to have better monogamous relationships, our tips and ideas will help you to have the healthiest, happiest dating life possible.

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Episodes

192 - Self-Esteem Boost

10/16/2018
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Forget participation trophies! This week we're talking about self-esteem. We all have our highs and lows, but did you know that having greater self-esteem is associated with better health and a better social life? We'll talk about the easiest ways to get a lasting self-esteem boost, whether it's possible to have self-esteem that's too high, and how to access self-esteem and self-love even when it's hard. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at...

Duration:00:53:44

191 - Toxic Relationships

10/2/2018
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Are your relationships a dumping ground for toxic waste? This week we talk about the hallmarks of toxicity in relationships. Whether you've got a toxic metamour, romantic partner, co-worker, or friend, tune in to learn how to recognize the signs and break free. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra rewards and exclusive content...

Duration:00:48:38

190 - Surviving and Thriving in NRE

9/25/2018
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Do you feel like you can do anything? Are your palms sweaty and your stomach butterfly...ish? You may be feeling New Relationship Energy (NRE). This week we talk about the chemical overload your brain gives you when you're first falling in love, as well as strategies to stay grounded and care for other relationships even while you're over the moon. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue...

Duration:00:51:05

189 - Handling Backlash

9/18/2018
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When you start talking to people about non-traditional relationships, the reaction isn't always pretty. This week discuss what motivates negative reactions to non-monogamy, as well as practical tips for handling the haters and rocking tough conversations with grace and ease. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra rewards and...

Duration:01:04:24

188 - What Hierarchy Means to Me

9/11/2018
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Some people think polyamory can only function with a primary-secondary hierarchy. Others think it's a recipe for disaster. On this episode, we want to dive into the nuances of hierarchy -- how it has affected our lives personally, when it's been beneficial, and when it's been painful. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra...

Duration:01:16:18

187 - Break Free of Relationship Drama

9/4/2018
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No one wants a relationship full of drama...or do they? Turns out there are specific roles that many of us actually enjoy to play in any given "drama" situation. This week we talk about how to break the cycle and transform drama into empowerment. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra rewards and exclusive content and...

Duration:00:55:46

186 - Reconnecting When You Don't Want To

8/28/2018
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Have you ever tensed up when a partner tried to hug you after a fight? What about feeling weird when a partner comes home from a date with someone else? This week we're talking about the best ways to reconnect with a partner after a physical or emotional separation, even when it doesn't feel easy. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get...

Duration:01:03:37

185 - Can Men Get Along with their Metamours?

8/21/2018
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On this episode we speak with Dr. Alex Bove about the findings of his recently published research on metamours and masculinity, titled: "Meta, More or Less? A Phenomenological Study of Polyamorous Men’s Relationships with Their Male Metamours." Tune in to find out more about the three phases of the metamour relationship, as well as the key traits of healthy metamour connections. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In...

Duration:01:06:40

184- Multiamory Answers Your Questions Vol. 3 (Live from Lake Tahoe)

8/14/2018
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This week we're coming at ya live from our first ever patreon retreat in Lake Tahoe, CA! We answer questions from our Patreon supporters, discussing how to avoid scarcity mindset, preventing burnout, fostering inclusivity, Emily's goddess voice, and more! If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra rewards and exclusive content and...

Duration:01:01:18

183 - Equal and Equitable Relationships

8/7/2018
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What does it mean to have a relationship that feels "equal"? Is it a fair division of labor? Mutual trust and respect? Treating every partner exactly the same? This week we dive in to equal and inequal relationships, as well as how the concept of equity can help to bring balance to your love life. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get...

Duration:01:05:45

182 - Gamify Your Life

7/31/2018
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If you've listened to this podcast for a while, you're aware that the Multiamory crew are a bunch of gaming nerds. This week, we dive into the principles and psychology behind gamification, as well as how you can gamify your way to self-improvement and better relationships. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra rewards and...

Duration:01:00:10

181 - Settler Sexuality (with Dr. Kim Tallbear)

7/24/2018
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We're extra excited to speak to professor Kim Tallbear. Dr. Tallbear is the author of The Critical Polyamorist blog, as well as several books, articles, and talks on settler sexuality, Indigenous peoples, technology, and relationships. We dig into the details of what settler sexuality is, how it influences our relationships, and the many different ways in which we create extended support networks of kin. You can find more of Kim's work at CriticalPolyamorist.com and TipiConfessions.com. If...

Duration:00:56:18

180 - The Mono/Poly Paradox

7/17/2018
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It's a questions we've gotten since starting the podcast -- can mono/poly relationships work? We're joined by Phoebe Phillips, author of the Polyammering blog and creator of the "Monocorn Sanctuary" group on Facebook. Phi shares her own experience as the mono side of a long-term polyamorous relationship as well as her guidance for people considering this type of dynamic. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition...

Duration:00:56:01

179 - Anxiety and Relationships

7/10/2018
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Anxiety can rear its head in the form of some weird gut feelings or nervousness, or it can be a full blown panic attack. This week we talk about the full spectrum of how anxiety and anxiety disorders show up in our relationships, how to cope with them, and how to comfort a partner who is experiencing anxiety. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects,...

Duration:01:08:04

178 - The Basics of Boundaries

7/3/2018
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Let's look at the fundamentals of boundaries. Boundaries are one of the most powerful and important tools for having healthy relationships, but it’s one that is often misunderstood and misused. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra rewards and exclusive content and discussions. You can order Dedeker's book, The Smart Girl's...

Duration:01:01:48

177 - This is Your Brain on Love

6/26/2018
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This is your brain. And this is your brain on love. We’re talking about your brain on relationships -- how the different parts of your brain affect how we relate to our partners, and how we can use that to build better relationships. This week's episode was inspired in part by Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin, MFT. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new...

Duration:01:03:32

176 - Christianity and Polyamory (FIXED AUDIO)

6/19/2018
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"Peace be with you! This week we're sitting down with Rev. Austin Adkinson and theologian J.D. Mechelke to dive into the tricky topic of polyamory and Christianity. How is the Christian church handling shifting values around sexuality and non-traditional relationships? What about the church's bad track record with sex positivity? And what the heck is a sword drill? J.D. R. Mechelke (he/him/his) J.D. R. Mechelke currently lives in Minneapolis, MN. He graduated from Augsburg University in...

Duration:01:09:23

175 - Adventures in Online Arguments

6/12/2018
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The Internet: making you get in fights with strangers since the 90s! This week we dive into online arguments: how they happen, how to avoid them, and how to most effectively communicate when you find yourself in the thick of it. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you also get extra rewards and exclusive content and discussions. You can order...

Duration:01:09:40

174 - Numerous Non-Binary Identities (with therapist Dara Hoffman-Fox)

6/5/2018
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Author and gender therapist Dara Hoffman-Fox joins us once again to talk about gender, identity, and the full spectrum that lies outside the traditional binary. We discuss terminology, misconceptions, and the important journey of discovering one's self identity. You can find Dara's online course here. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new content and new projects, you...

Duration:00:59:07

173 - Transitioning Relationships

5/29/2018
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Can you stay close with an ex after a breakup? Multiamory proves that it is possible! In this episode, Jase and Emily explore the subtle nuances of transitioning your relationship from romantic to platonic, the necessary time it takes to transition, and how sometimes it isn't always worth it to try to stay in each other's lives. If you want to support our show, the best way is to become one of our patrons at www.patreon.com/multiamory. In addition to helping us continue to create new...

Duration:01:12:30