Reid and Allison Help You Navigate Open Relationships at Lightning In A Bottle!

by Erin Tillman on May 18, 2016


Learn about Non-Monogamy from Reid (And Allison Moon!) at “Lightning In A Bottle” Festival, Memorial Day Wknd

I’m SO excited to be invited to geek out with all the amazing LIB peeps… Here’s are the details that I have so far of where and what I’ll be teaching/geeking out at Lightning In a Bottle

See you there! And please come up and say hi! I want to meet you!!!

DATES: Wednesday May 25-Sunday May 29, 2016
TIME: Consult LIB guide when you arrive for any last-minute schedule changes, times, and additions!
WHERE: Bradley, CA
COST: More info HERE!

Allison and I will be participating in a few different workshops during the festival including an Alternative Relationships workshop, an Ask the Sexperts panel and a BDSM workshop! Our main solo workshop, Navigating Open Relationships, is on Sunday May 29th. More info below!

Navigate Open Relationships Description:

Curious about this new “lovestyle” you’re hearing a lot about called polyamory AND going to Lightning in a Bottle? Maybe you’ve read all the books but want to talk to folks actually living and loving the poly lifestyle…

Whatever your reason or level of experience, join Reid and Girl-Sex 101 author, Allison Moon, for 2-hours of tips and tricks and Q&A

In this fun, informative and easy-to-understand primer on Polyamory and open relationships, we’ll cover:

  • Definitions, vocabulary, and different ways to construct non-monogamous relationships
  • The elements that make Polyamory workable (and those that create frustration and regrets!)
  • Open relationships’ most common pitfalls and how YOU can avoid them
  • How to create safety by figuring out and negotiating your boundaries and agreements
  • How to find your Perfect Poly Fit and merge different poly styles to decrease upset and increase your odds that everyone is happier and MORE fulfilled
  • 3 tips and tools that will help you survive any poly exploration
  • The secret reframe that turns jealousy from a death knell into a beacon of hope and healthy relating!
  • Resources, books, and tools to proceed into the world of responsible non-monogamy, at whatever your preferred pace or interest level… Tools that help in monogamy, too!

Two hamsters dangle from a twig presenting another hamster with a flower

Opening up relationships can be tricky, but it’s not impossible! You can learn the skills and develop the patience and perseverance to win at non-monogamy. Yes, mistakes will be made, but why make any more than you have to? Join us for a workshop devoted everyone already charting or just considering new territories in their relationships.

Show up with your questions and leave with new-found confidence and self-esteem for your relationships and sex life!

Curious about booking Reid for a private class? Go HERE!
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ABOUT ALLISON: Allison is the author of the award winning, critically-acclaimed sex-ed book,Girl Sex 101, the Tales of the Pack series of novels about lesbian werewolves, and the sexual memoir, Bad Dyke. As a sex educator, Allison has presented her workshops to thousands of people around the US and Canada. Visit Allison at



Sex and relationship expert Reid Mihalko leading a workshop

ABOUT REID: America’s favorite sex geek, Reid Mihalko of and helps adults and college students create more self-esteem, self-confidence and greater health in their relationships and sex lives using an inspiring mixture of humor, keen insight, and comprehensive sexual health information.

Reid frequently speaks at colleges and universities on sexual assault prevention and healthy relationship skills, and regularly appears in the media sharing his views on consent, dating, and shame-free sexuality.

Reid’s workshops and college lectures have been attended by close to 50,000 men and women. He has appeared in media such as Oprah’s Our America With Lisa Ling on OWN, the Emmy award-winning talk show Montel, Dr. Phil’s The Doctors on CBS, Bravo’s Miss Advised, Fox News, in Newsweek, Seventeen, GQ, The Washington Post, and in thirteen countries and at least seven languages.

Reid is also founder of Sex Geek Summer Camp and Sex Geek School for Gifted Sex Geeks which help sex educators learn valuable business skills that allow them to reach more people, transform move lives, and make a better living as sexperts.

Follow Reid on Twitter and Facebook and YouTube.


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