65| Getting Started with Ethical Polyamory - Janet W. Hardy

DSR: Become a Better Man by Mastering Dating, Sex and Relationships (formerly Dating Skills Podcast) show

Summary: In this episode Janet W. Hardy gives advice on: <br>- Janet's background and her beginnings into polyamory (05:55) <br>- The success of The Ethical Slut, co-authored with Dossie Easton (07:52) <br>- Janet's relationship and lifestyle today (08:33) <br>- The number of Janet's relationships and whether or not they can be categorized (10:05) <br>- Making the difference between love chemistry versus longer term love (11:00) <br>- The background of polyamory (12:00) <br>- Main ways that people get involved in polyamory (13:47) <br>- How polyamory has changed over time (14:53) <br>- Is polyamory more widely accepted today? (16:23) <br>- What drives the negativity and hostility towards polyamory? (17:03) <br>- Practical things to do if interested in getting involved in polyamory (18:00) <br>- Current and typical polyamory behaviors (20:15) <br>- Appropriately introducing the topic of polyamory (21:51) <br>- Ways to tell if someone is polyamorous (22:54) <br>- Typical misunderstandings in polyamorous relationships (23:50) <br>- Insecurity as apposed to jealously (24:55) <br>- Are people naturally destined to be polyamorous or is it a journey? (26:18) <br>- Discretion in being polyamorous (27:40) <br>- The unwillingness to reveal your polyamory lifestyle in the face of negative cultural beliefs (29:05) <br>- How polyamory attracts people who are not into it for healthy reasons (30:52) <br>- Women looking for an emotion connection in polyamory (30:54) <br>- Dealing with sexual disease risks in polyamory (32:30) <br>- The importance of boundaries in polyamorous relationships (32:30) <br>- Weighing the "don't ask, don't tell" aspect in polyamory (36:20) <br>- Balancing communication disclosure (38:08) <br>- Reasons polyamorous relationships end (38:51) <br>- Things people can learn from polyamory compared to being monogamous (40:12) <br>- The ability of polyamory in allowing for growth in relationships and life (42:46) <br>- The dynamic of women being more jealous than men in polyamorous relationships (45:05) <br>- Balancing polyamory relationship expectati<br><br>GET MORE: <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-65-getting-started-with-ethical-polyamory-janet-hardy/">Show Notes &amp; Resources</a>, <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-65-getting-started-with-ethical-polyamory-janet-hardy/#transcript">Interview Transcript</a> and <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-65-getting-started-with-ethical-polyamory-janet-hardy/#comments">Comments</a>. <p> HELP ME SPREAD THE WORD! </p><p> Think this episode was Kick-Ass?<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">An iTunes review would be SO appreciated!</a> This is what helps me stand out so I can help more men like you.<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">Click here to review the show</a>. </p><p> FEEDBACK </p><p> Hit me up with your comments and guest suggestions. I read EVERYTHING. </p><p> • Email: <a href="mailto:angel@datingskillsreview.com">angel@datingskillsreview.com</a><br> • Get my newsletter: <a href="http://datingskillsreview.com/newsletter/">Click here to get my Newsletter</a><br> • Got a question? Drop it in our voicemail to get it answered: 323.747.5006 </p><p> MORE FREE STUFF:<br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/fasttrack/">Get the Fast Track Dating System</a><br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/gettop13/">Get Monster Brain Dump from our Editorial Team on Top Advice of All Time</a><br> </p>