They Say I’m Doing Poly Wrong.. What Should I Do?

They Say I'm Doing Poly Wrong.. What Should I Do? Find out with Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo and Reid Mihalko and http://www.ReidAboutSex.com.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDi6uVts238&feature=youtu.be Cathy: What do you do if you're shame for not being poly enough or doing poly wrong? This is Matie Fricker from http://www.SelfServeToys.com/. Hunter Riley who works at Self-Serve and has http://www.HunterRileySexEducation.com/ and I am Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com/. So what have you noticed about people being poly-shamed? Matie: It happened to me, maybe [...]

By | 2017-08-28T16:25:34+00:00 March 19, 2018|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

Considering Opening Up Your Relationship? How Do You Talk To Your Partner?

Want to talk to your partner about opening up your relationship? How do you bring up the subject? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share ideas and resources for talking about polyamory and open relationships. Cathy: Have you been thinking about opening up your relationship? Are you terrified of speaking to your partner about it? You’re not sure what they’re going to [...]

By | 2016-09-23T15:20:19+00:00 April 14, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Jealousy in Polyamorous Relationships: Examples and Stories

Wanting to handle jealousy better? What are examples of jealousy in poly relationships? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: Someone wrote in and asked about jealousy in a polyamorous relationship and was asking if we had some stories we could share that would help bring it down to a real level, like a more practical experiential level.  Reid: And Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com has a [...]

By | 2016-09-22T14:57:07+00:00 October 10, 2016|Dating, Flirting, Jealousy, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

How Do You Transition Your Relationship?

Sometimes you don't "end" a relationship as much as "transition" it. How do you do that well? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com/ Cathy: In poly relationships, you don't so much break up always as transition. Reid: Those relationships never end, do they? Cathy: Some of them don't. Reid: They're like lobster traps.  You just drag them along on your boats, slowing you down. Cathy: If [...]

By | 2016-04-13T11:55:52+00:00 November 3, 2015|Relationship Skills|

I’m Poly… I can’t Tell If My Crush Is… What Do I Do?

How do you know if its ok to flirt with someone if you're poly and you don't know if they are? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com. and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: This just in. A writer or commenter writes in. It's very detailed and I'll just summarize it but I just want to thank all of you who leave comments and leave questions or email us questions and comments [...]

By | 2016-04-13T05:34:44+00:00 October 19, 2015|Flirting, Relationship Skills|

What If I’m Poly But My Friends and Co-Workers Don’t Know?

I'm afraid they'll think I'm cheating if they see me out on a date. What to do with Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: Road trip YouTube videos. What are we talking about today Cathy Vartuli of the Intimacy Dojo? Cathy: Dot com. Reid: Dot com. Cathy: And Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. We're talking about poly. Someone wrote in and said, "I'm poly, but I'm afraid [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:14:42+00:00 May 21, 2015|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

I’m Poly And Kinky, My Partner Isn’t, What Do I Do?

You're polyamorous, but your partner is not, and he doesn't have the same sex drive as you do. Basicaly you're dating people that are not your species? Can Poly/Mono relationship work or is it time to pull the plug? Here relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com will give advice on what to do in this kind of situation. Cathy: One of our viewers wrote in and said, "I'm polyamorous, [...]

By | 2015-12-23T12:13:28+00:00 March 26, 2015|Sex Geeks|

What is the Difference Between Poly and Cheating

Ever wondered about Polyamory? Want to know how cheating is different from Poly? Cathy: Hey everyone. If you've been hearing something on the news or just from your friends about open or poly relationships, you may be wondering what the difference between that is and having an affair. Reid: What's the difference between polyamory and cheating? Cathy: It's all about ethics and communication. Reid: And why is that important? Cathy: [...]

By | 2016-01-06T10:38:23+00:00 June 8, 2013|Dating, Relationship Skills|