LinkedIn is NOT a Dating App: Etiquette and Boundaries on Social Media

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Because I specialise in sex, intimacy and relationships, my social media content is often all about sex. My profile headshot is considered sexy by some because my cleavage is visible.  My bios clearly state that I am a coach, a therapist, an educator, a writer, a speaker, and a media host.  I listen, talk and write for a […]

Non-Monogamy and Hierarchical Relationships: From Polyamory to Owner Loaner Model

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Polyamorous relationships come in an infinite number of configurations. For more about how different open relationships might look including an owner loaner relationship, you can find one of my articles hereand a seriesof podcastshere. D/s relationships are ones in which dominance and submission are the primary feature.  D/s relationships are authority transfer based relationships because the submissive gives authority over […]

Consent in 2018

With the recent Supreme Court confirmation hearings, the issue of consent has been shoved into the foreground of daily life again. The conversations around consent on social media, in the mainstream media and on the street highlight to me that few people truly understand the topic and those who do, don’t necessarily believe that people […]

Polyamory Language & Terms +Polyamorous Defined

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People often become confused about the language used around non-monogamy and polyamorous networks of relationships.  I will start with a disclaimer:  Language changes quickly.   New terms are added faster as the internet expands.    These terms and polyamorous definitions are up to date at the time of writing.   However, your mileage may vary. With that said, […]

The Modern Guide to Breaking Up: Introduction

The time between New Year’s Day and just before Valentine’s Day is known as breaking up season. Couples who have been struggling for during the autumn and through the holiday season often use the ‘new year, new you’ energy as an impetus to end the relationship so that they can look towards Valentine’s day as […]