Polyamory Breakup Book : Causes, Prevention, and Survival
Polyamory is not always easy. With multiple partners often come more complex relationships to navigate. This practical guide looks at the common causes of polyamorous breakups, identifies strategies to avoid ending relationships, and provides you with the toolkit to survive a breakup. Kathy Labriola uses real life examples and expert insight as a counselor and nurse. From how to handle jealousy to the practicalities of managing money and time with multiple partners, this book includes tips and insights from the polyamory community. It is inevitable that some relationships will end in a breakup. This book helps you maintain friendships and minimize the impact of a breakup on the rest of your polycule and wider community. Unlike traditional breakup guides, Labriola's book offers insight specific to the polyamory community and addresses the unique challenges that come with multiple partners.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 2 x 203 x 17.78mm | 336g
- 19 Feb 2020
- Thorntree Press, LLC
- OR, United States
"The Polyamory Breakup Book breaks through the taboo of talking about open relationship endings. It normalizes relationship breakups of all kinds, and offers practical tools for preparing for and understanding breakups when they happen. Kathy Labriola uses her deep expertise to provide guidance and understanding around breakups in polyamorous relationships. She provides the reader with acceptance and practical ideas as they navigate their loss both with themselves, and with their communities." -- Rachel Robbins, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist, Goodreads
About Kathy Labriola
Kathy Labriola is a counselor, nurse, and hypnotherapist in private practice in Berkeley, California. She has written two previous books on relationships and has years of professional experience working with polyamorous singles, couples, and groupings on relationship dynamics. Dossie Easton is the co-author of the bestselling The Ethical Slut. She is also a psychotherapist, relationship counselor, and educator. Since 1969, she has lived and worked in sexual minority cultures and is an authority on polyamory.