What is a relationship agreement? What things do you need to agree upon? Why are relationship agreements important for both monogamous and non-monogamous partners, no matter how long you’ve been together? Hear it all on this episode of the Queer Joy Podcast; where two relationship therapists explore what it looks like to see joy in queer relationships.
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Keely: Now labels are helpful sometimes, obviously it is helpful for me to hear someone's monogamous or non-monogamous, but even that label can mean so many different things. Okay. Melisa: The label in and of itself is an agreement. But let's agree to what that title means. Keely: Hello everyone. Oh, we are here. Queer relationships. Queer joy. Hi, Melissa. What's going on? Melisa: Hello!, I'm happy to be back after a very social weekend for me.. So that's Yeah, we were well, so I was meeting a friend who was a previous metamor now just friends Talking about nonmonogamy and dating, and one of the difficulties of. Like wanting to find partnership, but sort of finding like weird energy on the dating apps with people who seem to be seeking partnership, like a little, like kind of like predator, not predatory, but they're hunting, they're hunting for someone to like build a life with in a way that's kind of uncomfort. Keely: This person queer, hetero, or Melisa: Queer but in an established pretty much hierarchical non-monogamous situation. Not really looking to settle down in the way that it seems, the people we are coming into contact with. We're looking at. Keely: Interesting. Okay. Yeah. I think that really sets up. Today's talk about non-monogamy but maybe we also ta