Why is my partner so weird? Wait, why am I so weird? Jul 17, 2022

~ 27 minute read ~

How do you experience your differences with your partner? Do you feel discomfort, or conflict, or isolated? Do you work to mask those differences by trying to meld together, or by acting like someone you're not? Let's talk about how our experience of those differences can help...

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How do I stop feeling jealous? Jul 16, 2022

~ 3 minute read ~

Don’t try to push it away or ignore it.

Jealousy is a universal emotion. Jealousy can come up any time you are worried about the mere possibility of your partner connecting with someone else. There doesn’t even need to be an actual threat for jealousy to occur,...

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How to start building a designer relationship Jul 10, 2022

Want designer relationships? Want to show up as more of yourself and less of what others might expect, and help your partners do the same? Let's talk about some conversations, actions, and self-reflection that will help us get there. 

The following transcript was generated by machine, so...

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How to be a classy visitor to a strip club with expert guest Elle Stanger, CSE Jul 03, 2022

Going to a strip club is a great way to expand your erotic life but we have heard from tons of couples who feel a little nervous about it. Even if you've gone before, going as a couple might feel different. In this episode we talk with Elle Stanger, a s*x worker (yes, we have to get creative with...

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How to Talk About the Big Stuff in Your Relationship Even If You’re Scared Jun 25, 2022

~ 3 minute read time ~

Focus on Changing the Rules (Wait, Joli, I thought you weren’t into rules?)

 

Talking about the big stuff with your partner brings a great opportunity to change the rules in your relationship. Although I don’t love rules-based relationships, most of us ...

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Are YOU ready to open your relationship happily? Jun 22, 2022

~3 minute (total) read & activity~

 

I’ve scoured the earth, the books, the therapists’ offices, the universities, the internet, the gurus… 

 

And I can tell you this: opening your relationship can be complicated. 

 

I’m a HUGE fan of...

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Does your quiz funnel make you feel like a good human being? Jun 19, 2022

~ 2 minute read ~

If you’re an online business owner, you’ve probably spent countless hours trying to figure out the best way to bring new leads in the door. When I owned brick and mortar businesses (I owned a couple of different CrossFit gyms) the puzzle was literally about how to...

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Choosing Polyamory While Raising a Family Jun 19, 2022

In season 6, episode 70 of the Project Relationship podcast we talk with Megan Bhatia from the Amory podcast about our different polyamory journeys, our experiences with family as polyamorous people, and parenting outside the monogamous paradigm. 

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You’re Not Crazy for Wanting an Open Relationship May 13, 2022

Advice on Exploring Non-Monogamy

~ 3 minute read ~

Although venturing outside of monogamy can feel a bit scary at first, there are so many ways to make it fun! It’s natural to be nervous about trying something new, especially something that flies in the face of what you learned growing up.

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How to Deal with Jealousy Apr 29, 2022

~ 3 minute read ~

Jealousy is an uncomfortable feeling. But, like other emotions that cause discomfort, jealousy has its own wisdom. Instead of trying to push jealousy away, I’m going to teach you how to embrace it.

Many of us are tempted to label jealousy as a negative emotion instantly....

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How to Feel More Compersion Apr 22, 2022

~ 6 minute read ~

What is compersion

Compersion, a term first coined by polyamorists in the 1990s, is a feeling of joy for another person’s joy. Compersion was first meant to describe a feeling of generosity and joy when our romantic partner is experiencing joy with another partner....

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Who Started It - The Decision to Open Up Apr 17, 2022

~  23 min read ~

How did we get where we are? What stories do we tell each other (and ourselves) about the decisions that got us here? In season 5, episode 66 of the Project Relationship podcast we dig into how the way we remember and tell our stories affects the way we view our...

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