Friendship: Possibly the Most Important Type of Intimate Relationship

What really counts as a relationship? Especially as an intimate or important relationship? That’s the topic of this month’s free sample chapter from my new book, Stepping Off the Relationship Escalator: Uncommon Love and Life. I ask people about their relationships fairly often (surprise, surprise).  I’ve noticed something interesting that generally holds true, regardless of whether people […]

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Video explaining the Relationship Escalator

I’ve been meaning to do a video to explain what the Relationship Escalator is, and how it affects the kinds of intimate relationships that people have. But, you know, I’ve been busy writing and publishing a book on that topic: Stepping Off the Relationship Escalator. In the meantime, I found this video from 2015, by […]

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Updated book sneak preview and detailed table of contents

As I’m preparing the first print edition of my book, Stepping Off the Relationship Escalator, I’ve updated the free sneak preview. It’s been expanded to include the Preface, Introduction, Chapter 1, and now the complete Chapter 2. I’ve also posted the detailed Table of Contents. The subheadings for each chapter can give you an idea of the […]

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Free download for February: Book chapter on going solo

I first began writing about unconventional relationships in 2012, when I launched the blog SoloPoly.net. It was there that I published the post that triggered the entire Off the Escalator project: Riding the Relationship Escalator or Not? That post received wide attention from all kinds of places, not just the polysphere. I was glad that I […]

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Book Now Available, Get it at Amazon!

Stepping Off the Relationship Escalator: Uncommon Love and Life is a new book about intimate relationships that don’t follow the traditional path. The first book in the Off the Escalator series, it’s based on over 1500 responses to a survey where people shared their experiences with unconventional intimacy. Buy the Kindle ebook for $9.99 An excellent value, this […]

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