Have you ever been jealous of your partner? Has your partner ever wanted to see your phone or been suspicious of you when you go to hang out with friends? Do you hate when your significant other has a connection with someone else that you don’t have?
Jealousy is real, and it can affect all types of relationships. Let’s talk about how to handle jealousy in your relationship whether you’re monogamous, monogamish, or totally open, and how those differ!
Love comes in many ways, shapes, and forms. In traditional terms, a “couple” usually means a relationship between two people of the opposite sex. But we have a come a long way from that limitation. Gender norms have changed, and new and different lifestyles have become more popular and accepted in the mainstream.
To celebrate National Couples Day, and Alternative August, let’s break down the different types of alternative coupling/relationship styles.
The Spring of 2020 was really rough on people with active dating and social lives. Staying safe at home meant that our normal patterns of meeting people for dinner, drinks, or something a bit more intimate, had to be put on hold. But humans are still humans, and we didn’t just give up on it! We got creative and started “Isodating”.
What exactly is Isodating? How do you do it? And how can help it help you get some human to human social contact, or maybe even more?
When you’re in a long-term relationship it can feel like the world doesn’t exist without your partner. You are joined at the hip, walking lock-armed through life. You get so used to being with them all the time and talking to them about everything that is going on in your life.
This type of time investment is common and often desirable for many couples. But there might be times when it becomes too much. Sometimes you need to take some time for yourself and take a “day off” for yourself.
When we hear the word ‘kink,’ we tend to let our minds fall deep into the gutter. Getting intimate with someone on the kinkier side means you most likely won’t be having your run of the mill sexual experience.
But kink is nothing new! People have been getting raunchy for millennia, and are showing no signs of stopping.
To set your dirty little mind at ease, here’s a brief history of all things kinky.
Alternative August may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we can’t relish in convention-challenging relationships year-round!
As with most aspects of sexuality, there isn’t just one way it can be done. Whatever level of alt you ‘re at, alternative flair can be worked into almost any couple’s dynamic.
So to help , here are some of our favorite blogs and podcasts that break down the basics of relationships with an alt twist.
Although it has become a cliché phrase, especially among the polyamory community, “unicorn hunting” is still very much a thing.
How often have I been swiping on Tinder and found couples looking for a “third”? A lot more these days. Continue Reading
The concepts of marriage and monogamy have been around for ages, but does that mean they’re right for us all? On today’s show, Emily is joined by Tao Ruspoli, writer and director of his new film Monogamish, to talk about how relationships have evolved and expanded.
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