NRE can be amazing, and also scary! Learning to navigate it so it has the impact you want on your new and existing relationships can help prevent those feelings of being swept away and overwhelmed.
There are so many terms in nonmonogamy, and they can be very confusing. We have created a non-exhaustive list of some of the more commons terms.
A discussion about love, limerence, NRE, and the many kinds and ways love shows up.
Why we don’t use ethical or consensual when we’re talking about nonmonogamy. Looking at what ethical and consensual mean in relationship contexts.
What does NRE have to do with attachment? And what is attachment theory anyways? This weeks post covers both of these topics, and helps you understand yourself a bit better!
How do you make sure that your relationship is ethical and consensual? You have to build insight, be curious, and communicate!!
What is new relationship energy? In this post we talk about new relationship energy (NRE), limerence, attachment, and falling in love.
Nonmonogamy is an umbrella term that includes a variety of relationship structures, like "monogamish" and "relationship anarchy". The word is often used interchangeably with polyamory - which is really just one type of nonmonogamy. You may have heard the terms...
One of the more frustrating myths we run across as therapists is that nonmonogamy will somehow fix something that is wrong in your relationship. This is a bit similar to people thinking that having a baby will somehow solve a problem in their relationship. What...
Whether you are wanting to open your romantic relationship, explore polyamory as a single person dating, or you’ve been in non-monogamous relationships for a while and feel like you just can’t quite get a handle on it, this...