Social media and being seen: what all those Facebook photos really mean
The moment I start to see an increase in photos of smiling couples being posted on social media, couples who have not just met but, rather more frequently, have been together for a while, I start to...Read More
What my son eating (or not eating) broccoli has to do with sex: thoughts on food, sex, pleasure and society
Recently I have been thinking a lot about pleasure. I have noticed how hard I find it hard to allow myself to experience it. If I stay in bed a little, if I take my time, if...Read More
Affairs, desire and conscious relationships
I recently had a wonderful conversation with writer and traveller, Christine Wild, about desire and conscious relationships, here are some additional words and thoughts on the topic. The podcast is here. Adultery. Affairs. The most ancient of sins...Read More
Consent and conscious relationships
I write a lot about sex in my novel Appetite but I never mention consent. Not writing about consent was a deliberate act. I chose not to discuss how Naomi and Mike interacted with each other and...Read More
One road map for conscious relationships
Amsterdam, September 2016 When we first began exploring ethical non-monogamy, Anita and I quickly realised that there were core ideas and tools that would benefit all relationships. We also realised that there were familiar criticisms being levelled at us: not serious, not committed, no idea...Read More
Cheating? Feeling unable to understand or ask for what you want? You are not alone...
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Developing extraordinary conscious relationships
Alethya enables you to explore conscious relationships and all forms of personal connection, freedom & self-development within and from the heart of a supportive, growth-focussed network. We believe that meeting in person in a supportive environment beats a swipe right any day. We actively engage with everyone who is making, or wants to begin making, conscious lifestyle choices. We enquire, we debate, we share advice and our stories. We believe the greatest laboratory in the world is ourselves.