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Book list

Here is a list of books relating to polyamory and openly non-monogamous relationships.

For practitioners:

Labrola, K. (2010). Love in abundance: A counselor’s advice on open relationships. Gardena, CA: Greenery Press.

Weitzman, G. (2009-2010). What psychology professionals should know about polyamory. National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. Downloadable below:

What therapists should know about Polyamory

Self-help books:

Anapol, D. (1997). Polyamory: The new love without limits: Secrets of sustainable intimate relationships. San Rafael, CA: IntiNet Resource Center.

Barker, M. (2012). Rewriting the rules: An integrative guide to love, sex and relationships. London: Routledge.

Easton, D., & Hardy, J. W. (2009). The ethical slut: A practical guide to polyamory, open relationships and other adventures. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts.

Ravenscroft, T. (2004). Polyamory: Roadmaps for the clueless & hopeful. Santa Fe, NM: Crossquarter Publishing Group.

Taormino, T. (2008). Opening up: A guide to creating and sustaining open relationships. San Francisco: Cleis Press, Inc.

Academic books:

Barash, D. P., & Lipton, J. E. (2001). The myth of monogamy: Fidelity and infidelity in animals and people. New York: WH Freeman & Co.

Barker, M. & Langdridge, D. (Eds.) (2010). Understanding non-monogamies. New York: Routledge.

Bauman, Z. (2003). Liquid love: On the frailty of human bonds. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Beck, U. & Beck-Gernsheim, E. (1995). The normal chaos of love. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Klesse, C. (2007). The spectre of promiscuity. Gay male and bisexual non-monogamies and polyamories. Aldershot: Ashgate. 


Pallotta-Chiarolli, M. (2008). Love you two. Australia: Random House.

Popovic, N. (2011). Threesome. London: PWBC.

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