Ep 1- The Importance of Self-Love

Why is self-love so difficult for some of us? Why is it so important? What would life be like if showing ourselves love and compassion was easy? Show guests weigh in on how to cultivate self-love and the importance of showing yourself compassion.

Episode Notes and Guest Bios

0:00- Host Intro Annie’s picks for inspiring reads about self-love are Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff and The Body Is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor. 

2:50- Mandi Love Founder of FindPoly.com, a social network for polyamorous people. Mandi lives in Florida, is a mother to three kids and has been married to her husband Jay Love for 23 years. She says she has the best life ever because she’s gotten to spend the last twenty years helping other people find love.

3:38- Vinny Tafuro Author of  Corporate Empathy and Unlocking The Labor Cage. Vinny lives in Tampa, Florida and practices Solo Polyamory. Learn more about what Vinny’s up to at VinnyTafuro.com

5:32- Joreth Innkeeper Polyamorous, atheist, tomboy, activist, kinky. Joreth has been a poly-activist since the late 90s. She is a community leader and organizer, gives workshops, and is the host of Polyish Movie Reviews. You can read her blog at TheInnBetween.net.

7:48- Ginny Brown Writer and sexuality educator, formerly a homeschooled evangelical Christian, now a queer polyamorous atheo-pagan. She lives on the US East Coast with four adults, two cats, and a dog. You can read more from Ginny at The Brunette’s Blog.

11:25- Carlos Born in Mobile and currently living in Madison, Alabama. Carlos identifies as a heterosexual man and he has been solo poly for the last year. 

15:43- Vinny Tafuro

17:01- Joreth Innkeeper


Talk About Love is hosted and created by Annie Frazier. Produced by Annie Frazier and Janae Elisabeth.

You can support this podcast and get behind-the-scenes and extras from the interview guests through Patreon. Special thanks to this episode’s featured Patreon sponsor,  Asheville Furniture Repair.

Photo taken by Annie Frazier at Atlanta Poly Weekend 2018.

Intro music: “With No Reason” by Ema Grace . This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The original work has been altered.


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