Elizabeth Sheff

Author, expert witness, relationship consultant and expert in polyamory

Expert witness, relationship consultant and expert in polyamory and on children in polyamorous families. She’s the author on several books on polyamory, most recently When Someone you Love is Polyamorous: Understanding Poly People and Relationships. She’s developed an online test at the Bonding Project to see what kind of relationship might work best and blogs at The Polyamorists Next Door 

Elizabeth Sheff on KCRW

One size does not fit all when it comes to intimate relationships. Marriage, monogamy, singlehood suit many of us but for some the idea of several partners offers freedom and variety.

What’s behind the desire for a polyamorous relationship?

One size does not fit all when it comes to intimate relationships. Marriage, monogamy, singlehood suit many of us but for some the idea of several partners offers freedom and variety.

from Life Examined

More from KCRW

Sex workers often experience stigma both related to their occupation as well as to mental health issues they may face.

from Second Opinion

Historically men have been the figureheads of our religious institutions but it has been women who have played a fundamental role in establishing and sustaining them.

from Life Examined

Sometimes it seems that we risk being overwhelmed by all that is thrown at us.

from Second Opinion

Despite being stuck in a pandemic and the isolation that comes with it, a subsection of Angelenos are making their dating lives work.

from Greater LA

There’s a bit of optimism on the pandemic front. Cases are trending down, and projections show ICU capacity increasing in the coming weeks.

from Greater LA

If you go back far enough in time our common ancestor might be a cuddle fish or an octopus.

from Life Examined

Governor Gavin Newsom is partnering with Blue Shield and Kaiser to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Even as in-person school instruction remains on hold, high school and other youth sports have the green light to resume in much of the state.

from KCRW Features

Each year the Lown Institute calls for nominations from health care experts, journalists and others.

from Second Opinion