Polyamorous Relationships: Self-Care, Conflict and Communication
July 25, 2019
Hosted by Lexi Sylver
What are some of the biggest challenges to starting and maintaining healthy polyamorous relationships? Whether you're already immersed in polyamory or simply seeking guidance on how to start living a polyamorous lifestyle, this episode is for you. Nolan Lawless, a licensed professional counselor and educator in consensually non-monogamous relationships, joins our host Lexi Sylver to share some helpful strategies for poly folks coping with difficult break-ups, potential issues with metamours and other relationship conflicts, feelings of jealousy, and managing self-care. Nolan and Lexi also discuss some of the potential hurdles that people in poly relationships might face when seeking clinical help with professionals who are not trained in treating clients in ethically non-monogamous relationships. Nolan highlights the importance of thorough and healthy communication skills and their role in establishing and modifying boundaries within polyamorous relationships.
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Lexi Sylver is an ambassador for sexual education within erotic dating communities. Her mission is to promote personal empowerment by guiding you to explore your mind and body shamelessly, without judgment.
Lexi shares her passions on her blog, where she writes erotic stories, sex toy reviews, and openly discusses sexuality. She is a published author and curates a selection of sex toys and lingerie on her website. Lexi worked on many movies and series within the adult entertainment industry and was nominated for an AVN award for Best Screenplay.
While studying Psychology at McGill, Lexi was involved in several women’s groups on campus. She is on the Sexual Health Network of Quebec’s Board of Directors, co-chairing fundraisers to raise awareness for Sex Ed.
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