How do you deal with introversion, self-care and anxiety in poly?
Under 18? Stop listening now and visit Scarleteen
1:00 Announcements and host chat
1:30 Poly in the News
4:00 Topic: Dealing with introverts, extroverts and anxiety in polyamory
A listener writes in to ask about how to find personal space and time for self-care when in a poly situation, particularly a living situation. Is there a tip for dealing with personal space, introversion, self-care and anxiety in poly?
- You can decide what is ethical and happy- and healthy-making for you
- If what you really want is more sex with your wife, having sex with someone else won’t help. But if you have desires that you can happily fulfill elsewhere, go to it!
- School psychologist sounds off on how to support a survivor of abuse in episode 448
- A listener writes in to ask if mono-poly (due to his wife identifying as a gray asexual) can work
- New poly word from R: “consolidate,” when several partners agree to go on a date together for efficiency
27:15 Happy Poly Moment
L is a therapist in a conservative state who was afraid to come out as poly at work—before hearing the other therapists talk about how they prefer poly patients, since it’s easier to get them to listen to each other than mono folks!
29:00 Thank you!
Thanks to Rob for the donation!
30:00 Wrap up
Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the listener comment line at 802-505-POLY. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? Check out PolyWeekly at Blubrry.com. Share this with a friend or write an iTunes review!
Want to book us to speak or teach? Email email@example.com!