While many folks are aware of the construct of monogamy - ethically non-monogamous relationships have been more hidden and considered taboo. It may feel more difficult to find a space where you feel understood and accepted in your decision about what relationship style you want. I offer a non-judgemental and accepting space where you can get support to navigate current relationships, learn from former relationships, and/or prepare for the future.
People can come to therapy at any and all stages in the exploration of ethical non-monogamy. In individual therapy sessions, we can work together to:
Explore the possibility of pursuing ethical non-monogamy such as an open relationship, polyamory, solo-poly, or relationship anarchy.
Process insecurity, jealousy, fear and other common feelings that may arise.
Figure out your wants and needs in relationships.
Strengthen communication skills.
Create healthy boundaries.
Explore where beliefs around relationships come from.
And... lots of learning and unlearning!
There is no one-size-fits all of ethical non-monogamy! This is a judgement-free, safe and accepting space to explore your relationships authentically.
As a person who practices polyamory myself, this is an area I am passionate about, have lived experience with, and I love supporting people in this community!
If you are curious to learn more there are many popular books exploring ethical non-monogamy, such as:
'Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma and Consensual Nonmonogamy'
by Jessica Fern