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The polyamory breakup book : causes, prevention, and survival  Cover Image Book Book

The polyamory breakup book : causes, prevention, and survival / by Kathy Labriola, with a foreword by Dossie Easton.

Labriola, Kathy, (author.).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781944934811
  • ISBN: 1944934812
  • Physical Description: xv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, OR : Thorntree Press, [2019]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: understanding poly breakups -- The most common non-poly causes causes of poly breakups -- Sexual problems cause lots of monogamous breakups -- Money issues that can doom both monogamous and open relationships -- Domestic issues and conflicts that lead to breaking up -- Incompatible needs for intimacy and autonomy -- Problems one partner brings into the relationship : addictions, untreated mental health conditions, and anger issues -- Breakups where polyamory plays some part, but is not the primary cause -- "Poly" causes for poly breakups -- The most common cause of poly breakups : picking the wrong partners -- Different strokes for different folks : when partners want incompatible models of open relationship -- When poor time and energy management is the culprit -- When jealousy is the root cause of a breakup -- Surviving a poly breakup -- Self care is the first step to surviving a breakup -- Grieve your losses and learn whatever lessons you can from this relationship -- Sustaining your other relationship(s) throughout the breakup -- Handling the "public relations" of a poly breakup -- Is there a better way? -- Going forward.
Subject: Non-monogamous relationships.
Separation (Psychology)
Rejection (Psychology)

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