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Jan 232014
 

In October 2013 the German newspaper WELT ran an interview with Chris Ryan, who wrote Sex at Dawn with his wife Cacilda Jethá. At the end of the interview the author of the article said a contract for a german edition of Sex at Dawn was currently discussed. Chris Ryan confirms: no german edition of …read more

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 23/01/2014, Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 21:26 pm  Worth reading Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »
Feb 032013
 

One of the basic assumptions of Western culture is that monogamy is superior to polygamy and polyamory as a relationship form. A recent article by psychologists at the University of Michigan found no evidence for these assumptions. The article “A Critical Examination of Popular Assumptions about the Benefits and Outcomes of Monogamous Relationships” concludes from …read more

Nov 262012
 

When a book like Sex at Dawn 1 by Christopher Ryan (PhD) and his wife Cacilda Jethá (MD), becomes a New York Times bestseller, gets praised as “most important book about human sexuality since Kinsey” and is showered with awards around the world, that is already some indication that it might be worth reading. If …read more

Nov 042012
 

A critical article about polyamory by Amy Shiner was recently published in the Huffington Post. Amy Shiner is a highly acclaimed author in the polyamory scene. She raises some important questions about the polyamorous way of life, that she sums up under the heading “The Deli Approach to polyamory.” The central criticism of Amy Shiner: …read more

 04/11/2012, Last updated: November 4, 2012 at 14:47 pm  Worth reading Tagged with: , , ,  11 Responses »
Oct 312012
 

The world famous sex researcher Chris Ryan, whose book Sex at Dawn was recommended by me on several occasions, now has a column in the german magazine The European. In spite of having an english title, The European is a german Magazine, made in my hometown Berlin. They also have some of their articles in …read more

 31/10/2012, Last updated: August 4, 2013 at 16:52 pm  Worth reading Tagged with: , , , , , ,  3 Responses »
Sep 022012
 

An excellent brief overview of the emergence of the monogamy fairytale Idylls of lifelong loyalty from the Guardian. A paragraph from it is so good that I quote it here because it exposes the lie of traditional marriage being all about love and mnogamy: “People only started to marry for love in the late 18th …read more

 02/09/2012, Last updated: September 2, 2012 at 21:20 pm  Worth reading Tagged with: , ,  1 Response »
Aug 132012
 

On the English-language question and discussion forum Quora you will find many discussions about polygamy and polyamory. The discussions often have a high level, and it is worthwhile to read them or even participate. http://www.quora.com/Polygamy http://www.quora.com/Polyamory http://www.quora.com/Polyandry http://www.quora.com/Polygyny http://www.quora.com/Monogamy   My Profile at Quora     Notice: This article is translated – and some contents …read more

 13/08/2012, Last updated: August 12, 2012 at 17:15 pm  Worth reading Tagged with: , , , ,  1 Response »