American Poly: The Podcast
Season 2 Episode 16: State of the Union - The Relationship 411

Season 2 Episode 16: State of the Union - The Relationship 411

November 5, 2021

Hello AP Fans!  Finally, a new episode is up and ready for your listening pleasure...and this one is a great talk for all of you who have been in the lifestyle a little while, and would like to take stock of how your relationship is going in regards to where you started and where you are now on your ENM journey.  Matt and Julie talk about their relationship, and what they like/dislike about the journey they have been on, what they see in each other while participating in the lifestyle, and where they hope the next couple of years will take them.  As always, send your comments to julie@american-poly.com; we love to hear from you!

Season 2 Episode 15: Lover‘s Leap - The Start of Individual Dating

Season 2 Episode 15: Lover‘s Leap - The Start of Individual Dating

October 17, 2021

Hey AP Fans!  Get ready for a great episode featuring the lovely Ashley and Sam as your hosts Julie and Matt interview them on their foray into individual ENM dating.  Hear their story on how they got started, the pitfalls and triumphs, and get great advice on how to overcome jealousy and balance home life with dating.  We love to hear from our listeners, so drop us a line with your thoughts or stories at julie@american-poly.com or on our website on the blog!  Happy Listening!

Season 2 Episode 14: Newbie Questions

Season 2 Episode 14: Newbie Questions

September 24, 2021

Hey everyone!  Happy fall!  This episode is geared toward the newbies out there, as Matt and Julie recently attended a swingers event and met two new couples who had lots of questions.  From boundary talk to catching feelings to STD's, the conversation was varied and pretty in depth with both couples.  Listen in to hear their thoughts and perceptions, plus tips and advice for other new couples.  As always, your comments are appreciated and welcome at julie@american-poly or on the website at www.american-poly.com!

Season 2 Episode 13: Hotel Takeover Party!

Season 2 Episode 13: Hotel Takeover Party!

September 9, 2021

Ever wonder what it's like to attend a lifestyle hotel takeover party?  Join Julie and Matt as they discuss their recent trip revisiting old friends and making new ones along the way!  This segment included live audio from the hotel room in between events as your hosts talk about the fun they are having plus tips, tidbits, and pitfalls that can help you feel more comfortable at your first event!  Also, don't forget the 1st birthday of American Poly is next week on 9/15!  Hurry and follow us on Instagram @julieamericanpoly to be entered into our drawing for free swag!  

Season 2 Episode 12: Confessions of a Unicorn

Season 2 Episode 12: Confessions of a Unicorn

August 19, 2021

Ever wonder how single women in the lifestyle think?  Or about the fun they have?  Or how you can approach them or seek a threesome?  Then this episode is for you!  Matt interviews the lovely Gemma and Julie on their experiences in the ENM lifestyle as Unicorns.  Give a listen to hear their stories and opinions on how the dynamic worked for them, and hear about the great aspects and the not so great!  Do you have unicorn experiences to share?  As always, find us on Instagram or email us at julie@american-poly.com, we love hearing from our listeners!

Season 2 Episode 11: The One Penis Policy Debacle

Season 2 Episode 11: The One Penis Policy Debacle

August 6, 2021

Hey AP fans! Here's the latest and greatest from Julie and Matt, an open, perhaps slightly biased podcast covering the one penis policy and how they feel about it, and when they have encountered this boundary in the lifestyle; plus thoughts on how to talk about OPP if your partner is asking for that limitation.  Also included is a roster of upcoming podcasts plus new social media contact info!  You can now reach out on Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, and Facebook!  Check out our website at www.american-poly.com for links to all the various ways you can contact the show, as always, your stories, thoughts, or comments are welcomed!

Season 2 Episode 10: Check Your Judgement At The Door

Season 2 Episode 10: Check Your Judgement At The Door

July 25, 2021

Hey AP fans!  Here's the next episode in the life and minds of Julie and Matt.  This podcast is all about stigmas, have you ever felt judged in your ENM journey?  From our bodies to our boundaries, Julie and Matt talk about the times they've felt people were critical of them, and the times they were a little guilty of being too judgey of someone else.  As always, we love to hear from our listeners, so please feel free to comment at julie@american-poly.com or on our website at www.american-poly.com under the blog!

 

 

Season 2 Episode 9 - The Dual E in ENM - Showing Empathy

Season 2 Episode 9 - The Dual E in ENM - Showing Empathy

July 12, 2021

Hey everyone!  Welcome to the newest episode of American Poly!  This one is kind of a serious topic that we all can relate with; showing empathy in our relationships.  Have you ever had a situation where your partner was upset about something and you struggled to understand?  Julie and Matt talk about their struggles in ENM and how they use empathy to understand each other and to communicate more effectively.  Listen in and let us know how you feel, and as always we encourage your thoughts or stories at julie@american-poly.com or online at www.american-poly.com.  

Season 2 Episode 8: Do You Suit Up? Pro Condom or No?

Season 2 Episode 8: Do You Suit Up? Pro Condom or No?

June 14, 2021

Welcome everyone!  Season 2 episode 8 cover a pretty controversial, hot topic in the lifestyle...do you suit up?  Are condoms a must?  Matt and Julie tackle the topic with their own personal opinions and practices, plus discuss comments from friends who are in STD advocacy and public health.  They also mention their reasons for being pro-condom in the past, and how they plan to approach future situations.  There's a little bit for everyone here, along with information about where to find testing facilities, and how often it's recommended to go in.  Join in with your thoughts on the blog at www.american-poly.com or email us at Julie@american-poly.com.

Season 2 Episode 7: Breaking The Ice

Season 2 Episode 7: Breaking The Ice

May 29, 2021

Welcome to summer to all our listeners!  This episode is a great one for new beginnings, as Julie and Matt talk about how to start a discussion with your partner about opening your relationship to the lifestyle; be it swinging, or poly, or ENM.  There are so many things to think about first, and they touch on a few of the pro's and con's; as well as some key topics they think are pretty important to consider.  Join them for an in-depth conversation that includes a few examples of what NOT to do, as well as a little advice, J&M style!  As always, your comments and thoughts are encouraged on the blog at www.american-poly.com or direct at julie@american-poly.com.  Now, go soak up some summer sunshine!

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