"How do you deal with jealousy?" It's the first question many people ask when they hear about polyamory. Tools for dealing with jealous feelings are among the most basic resources in a well-equipped polyamory toolkit. Eve Rickert and Franklin Veaux, authors of the popular polyamory book More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory, present Polyamory and Jealousy, part of the More Than Two Essentials series. The essentials take sections from More Than Two, expand on them, and present them in a practical, easy-to-use format that can be read in a single sitting. In this booklet, you will find pragmatic ways to handle feelings of jealousy when they arise. You'll learn tools for identifying jealousy, strategies for decoding what it means, and hands-on advice for dealing with it before it undermines your relationship. If jealousy is a problem for you or someone you love, this companion to More Than Two offers a path through the wilderness.
About the Author
Eve Rickert is a professional writer, editor, and mastermind. Her approach to poly has evolved over many years and she co-wrote More Than Two to share those experiences with anyone who is struggling to maintain ethical multiple relationships with integrity, compassion, and courage. Eve co-wrote More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory, published by Thorntree Press in 2014, and the novel Black Iron, released in October 2018. Franklin Veaux has been writing about polyamory since 1996 and has been nonmonogamous his whole life—learning the hard way how not to do things. He has multiple partners and writes about everything from relationship ethics to transhumanism to computer security.