Is Ethical Non-Monogamy for You?
(The Open Nesters Episode 26)
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Our Interview with Sumati Sparks
If you are looking for open relationship counsel, advice, help… you have come to the right place. We have an expert in the field in our guest this week, Sumati Sparks. Sumati is an Open Relationship Coach and has a lot to say on the topic. In our interview Sumati brings out a lot of specific stories from her coaching work. And… they are absolutely fascinating.
Sumati has a kindness about her. She is not threatening, rather she bring a great deal of love and caring to her clients. She explains how she helped many 50-something men who found themselves in a marriage without sex. She became really good at helping these men have a frank and honest conversation with their wives.
About Sumati Sparks
Sumati Sparks’ first name was given to her by the great living saint, Amma (Mata Amritananda Mayi). Sumati means pure essence. She is a relationship coach with a life PhD!
She has a regular meditation practice and a deep spiritual orientation to life and relationships. Yet she highly values a life of love, ease and joy. She has an easy laugh, a compassionate heart and a sharp mind.
Sumati has been a personal and spiritual growth junkie her entire life. Her training includes having attended over 40 workshops with the Human Awareness Institute, also known as HAI.
Sumati is a trained Zegg Forum Facilitator and part of the Network for a New Culture, has studied Non-Violent Communication (or NVC) with Marshall Rosenberg, has been practicing 12-step work in the areas of relationship and addiction since 1985, is a trained PSYCH-K Facilitator (a process used to remove limiting beliefs), has a Yoga & Meditation teacher certification through the Sivananda school, and has studied sacred sexuality with Evalena Rose, Baba Dez and other prominent teachers.
Since 2000, she has been coaching people in the areas of relationship and sexuality and now specializes in helping people create successful open relationships.
♥ Single or Divorced People who do not wish to have another traditional relationship.
♥ Couples who want to successfully open their relationship.
♥ Singles & Couples who don’t know where to find other polyamorous people to meet & date.
♥ Heterosexual, cis-gendered as well as Queer, Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender, Intersex and Questioning Persons are most welcome.
Resources for You
We want to provide you with support and many many resources for your own Open Nesting Journey. Our resource page has so much to offer as does our private discussion group on Facebook about queerness and other topics of interest:
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