S01 E03 - Milestones : Relationship Escalator

Mindful Poly by Fox and Nova
In this episode we explore the concept of the relationship escalator, the unspoken assumptions guiding the future of our relationships. Why do we follow it? What happens when we choose a different path? How can we cope with escalator insecurity in a compassionate way? Why is Fox such a dad? If you have a story to share about the relations  ...  See more
Mar 31 2023
Episode’s Soundbites
  • River Lives in a Distant Land00:08:07 - 00:09:19
Episode’s Chapters
  • 00:00:00 - 00:04:28
    00:00:00 - 00:04:28What is the Relationship Escalator?
  • 00:04:28 - 00:06:25
    00:04:28 - 00:06:25A Sanctionable Offense
  • 00:06:25 - 00:08:07
    00:06:25 - 00:08:07Let's Jump!
  • 00:08:07 - 00:12:41
    00:08:07 - 00:12:41Fox & River
  • 00:12:41 - 00:13:50
    00:12:41 - 00:13:50Let's Get Serious!
  • 00:13:50 - 00:15:29
    00:13:50 - 00:15:29Coping with Escalator Insecurity
  • 00:15:29 - 00:19:01
    00:15:29 - 00:19:01Fox & Stevie
  • 00:19:01 - 00:20:18
    00:19:01 - 00:20:18Be on the Podcast!

Welcome to Mindful Poly.
I'm Fox.
And I'm Nova.
Today we're going to talk about the Relationship Escalator.
This is part of our Milestones series.
Because the Relationship Escalator is made up entirely of milestones.
Really, it's a good one to start a milestone series off on, isn't it?
It may have inspired the name of the series.
It may have inspired the name of the series.
It may have inspired the name of the series.
It may have inspired the name of the series.
No way.
Ah, I believe so.
So, where do we start?
What is the Relationship Escalator?
Yeah, I think that's where we start.
So, the Relationship Escalator is sort of an unspoken but well-known set of steps that
we assume each relationship we get into will go through.
Sort of as, we tend to think of, witho

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