Sexpert Panel on Open Relationships: Understanding Polyamory, Monogamish & Unicorns

open relationship polyamory sexpert panels Jun 27, 2021
Our Panelists


By Dr. Ava Cadell

Did you know that there’s a spike in Open Relationships and Polyamorous Marriage?

Much of it may be due to the Covid quarantine, as couples are calling it quits after spending so much time together that they’re getting on each other’s nerves. Even newlyweds are separating, but there’s a new alternative approach that’s becoming popular and that is adding a consensual person or people to your relationship.

Dr. Ava Cadell, is a Clinical Sexologist, past faculty at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, AASECT Certified Sex Counselor, Author, global speaker and Founder of Loveology University. “My mission is to contribute to the betterment of human rights in the world through my work and to promote the benefits of sexual health and pleasure.”

I will be moderating this esteemed panel of Sexperts and taking questions from viewers, so think about what you would like to ask on the topic.

Dr. Nancy Sutton Pierce. She is a Clinical Sexologist and Yoga Therapist with a Degree in Nursing. Her background as a registered nurse, health educator, sex & relationship author, radio talk show host and yoga therapist all enhance her passion as an International speaker and sensuality educator. Dr. Nancy’s counseling practice includes giving guidance and advice to singles for dating in a socially distanced world. Dr Nancy also hosts Exotic Lifestyle Retreats, intimacy oasis at Hedonism Jamaica, where she teaches couples about Conscious Living Sexuality, promoting good communication so that you can share your wants and desires with your partner and enjoy a healthy connection together. If cruising is more your style, you can join Dr. Nancy on a Bliss Cruise for adults.You can join Dr. Nancy for her upcoming event in Jamaica for singles and couples at 26th https://drnsp.com/exotic-lifestyle-retreats/

Dr. Elisabeth Sheff will share her vast knowledge an Academic & Legal Expert on Polyamorous Families with Children. Dr. “Eli” Sheff is a researcher, expert witness, coach, speaker, and educational consultant. With a PhD in Sociology (University of Colorado, Boulder, 2005) and certification as a Sexuality Educator from the AASECT (the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, 2012), Dr. Sheff specializes in gender and sexual minority families, consensual non-monogamy, and kink/BDSM. Sheff is the foremost academic expert on polyamorous families with children, and her 20+ year Polyamorous Family Study is the only longitudinal study of poly families with children to date. Currently lecturing at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Sheff has also taught at the University of Colorado, University of Montana, Georgia State University, Oglethorpe, Emory, and the University of Zurich.  In her book, When Someone You Love Is Polyamorous, she describes the personality of people who are best suited for Open Relationships and on the panel, she will share her bonding project survey to find out if you are a good candidate for an Open Relationship https://www.bondingproject.com/. Dr. Eli is a prolific writer and speaker, so check out her website.

Carol & David, Radio Hosts of The Sexy Lifestyle

Carol and David are the hosts of The Sexy Lifestyle on VoiceAmerica radio, a leading provider of Internet talk radio. Each week Carol and David, A fun-loving swinger couple, share their own personal experiences with sex, love and marriage. Their show aims to help listeners have stronger, more meaningful relationships through clear communication, pushing boundaries, exploring limits, and fulfilling fantasies. Through uncensored and honest discussions about great sex, passion, and intimacy, gain insight into a sex-positive and female-centric view of the modern-day couple. The show airs every Thursday at 4pm PT on the VoiceAmerica Variety channel. Tune in for their sex tips, wild stories, and live call-in advice about living a happy, healthy, and horny life! They will give us insight on how their Swinging has improved communication, boundaries and sex in their relationship. They are also giving away a free gift of their Tom Waterproof Blanket to one lucky raffle winner.

Dr. Carol Queen is an Award-winning author, activist and sex educator with a Ph.D. in Human Sexuality, Carol Queen has been a part of Good Vibrations since 1990. She currently serves as both Staff Sexologist and Chief Cultural Officer. Queen curates Good Vibrations’ Antique Vibrator Museum. In 1975, Carol Queen co-founded GAYouth, one of the first LGBT youth organizations in America. In 2000, she became the Founding Director of the Center for Sex & Culture, a non-profit organization that provides sex-positive educational classes, as well as a sexuality library and archive accessible to the public. As a presenter, she is offering Sex Positivity classes at https://renegadeuniversity.com/product/sex-positivity/. She is also the author of eleven books.

Erika Jordan is a Certified Love and Relationship Coach, author, media personality and leader in the field of Digital Romance and Online Dating. Well known as a personal trainer for dating, she helps men and women maneuver through the ups and downs of dating and helps them find the love of their lives. Erika has created a renowned 6-week course, entitled The Art of PickUp, designed to help men acquire the skills to approach women with confidence. Erika hosted a show for Playboy TV called, ‘Totally Busted’ and she has had starring roles in various movies on SyFy, HBO, Cinemax. Erika is giving away her 6-week Dating Course for Men, The Art of Pickup. http://erikajordan.net/ and you can listen to her podcast here.

Tamara Bell who was one of the first Loveology University graduates in 2008, is now the Student Ambassador & Mentor for LoveUniv.com ready to help coach you to a successful career! Tamara is also a master networker and an industry leader helping grow positive businesses. She founded The Home Pleasure Party Plan Association (HPPPA) in January 2005 to establish a network between pleasure party company owners, distributors and manufacturers. Tamara said, “Our goal is to be one voice to our distributors and manufacturers and continue to be viewed as a strong entity in this growing industry.”  Now a Certified Loveologist & Love Coach working with couples, singles and business owners in developing positive relationship enhancement techniques, Tamara is loved and admired by all who work with her. Her website is https://ladytcoaching.com/ and she hosts a Podcast with LU graduate, Viloshni Moodley, called Real, Raw & Uncut on YouTube.


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