Wanting to explore + expand your relationship into something beyond the cultural image you’ve grown up with? What if someone told you that you could create your own relationship structure like you could build a bear? Dr Rhoda Lipscomb talks to us about considerations to make when you’re transitioning from a monogamous relationship style to one that is designed to fit YOU. She gives us the 411 on navigating common challenges, creating security in a relationship, + supporting your partner in the human experience of jealousy.
In this episode you’ll hear:
How to determine whether a non-traditional relationship style is right for you?
Security in self versus security based on the relationship structure
Navigating the complex emotions of New Relationship Energy
The difference between rules + agreements in non-traditional relationships, and why this is important
Dating tips + apps for people interested in poly or non-traditional
Common mistakes that happen in the transition from monogamous to non-traditional
Tips on navigating jealousy + envy in your relationship
Dr Rhoda even answers a listener’s question about her perspective on the effects of normalization of non-traditional relationships on our society.
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Dr. Rhoda Lipscomb has been counseling individuals and couples in the area of human sexuality for over 29 years. She received her PhD in clinical sexology from the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists in Orlando, FL and her Master of Science in Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She is an AASECT certified sex therapist.
She is a sex therapist and sexuality coach in private practice specializing in the alternative sexuality communities, such as open relationships, GLBT, BDSM, AB/DL, kink and fetishes. Her approach to therapy is helping people to understand, accept and appreciate their sexuality with all the wonderful unique flavors that come with it. She currently provides coaching sessions virtually which gives her the opportunity to work with people from all over the world.
You can find more information from her website: www.drrhoda.com or by emailing her at email@example.com. Get her book No More Hiding: Permission to Love Your Sexual Self at Amazon!
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