Late Bloomer's Success (Season 3 | Episode 137) It's Q&A time with Tessa and Amir. And - I have to say, Amir was amazingly open!!
Choices That Matter with Kim DeYoung (S3 | E136). Our guest this week, Kim DeYoung, is the Choice coach, author of The Book of Choice.
Creative Passions in Act III with web designer, podcaster, radio host PJ Ewing. The Open Nesters Podcast S3 | E135.
Dream Big, Live Courageously! (Season 3 | Episode 134) We have Marni and Jeremy on our podcast this week. Believe me when I say you will live differently after listening to this episode.
The Wisdom of Silence | The Pause That Matters | The Space In Between | The Open Nesters Podcast with Edi Pasalis
Failure is Our Friend (Season 3 | Episode 132) Thank goodness for Terry Clarke Murphy and her life experiences. Learned so much on this show.
Act III: Dream Big, Dream Small (Season 3 | Episode 131) | We discuss the nature of our dreams of Act III once the kids leave the nest.
Evolutionary Family, Partnership & Vision for Earth | Meet Hayden and Alia, two extra ordinary people on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Women & Community with Lillian Taylor | The importance of building your own community after 50 | The Open Nesters Podcast
Monogamish 101 with Dan and Mary | Adults kids, ecstatic dance, non-monogamy. Two people living their own lives... finally!
The Precipice of Readiness with Nancy Colier (Season 3 | Episode 127) | Now in Season Three | The Open Nesters Podcast
Aligning Our Values | Welcome to Act III | The Open Nesters Podcast with Tessa and Amir. Season 3 | Episode 126
Laughing and Dancing with Life and Death Season 3, Episode 125. The Open Nesters Podcast with guest Lynnea Brinkerhoff.
Open Bi Kinky Over 50 | Meet CJ and Linwood. They met online from across the world. And now are together in a highly unique relationship.
Josh Miller Changemaker. We launch a new category for The Open Nesters this week. that centers on teh voices of Gen Z and Millennials.
I met Shaman Hawk on the beach in Florida. I am so grateful that I did because I can now introduce this remarkable man to you, dear Open Nester Podcast listener.
Kevin and Antoinette are a polyamorous couple... with children. Kevin is the author of Love's Not Color Blind. The Open Nesters Podcast.
This week I finally can share a conversation with Toni Bergens and Antoinette Sims. And this conversation is all about conscious dance, movement, and healing.
The Open Nest Evolving and Revolving Door with Tessa & Amir. We love the chance to do an episode just the two of us. The Open Nesters.
Fun without Dick and Jane (Season 3 | Episode 118). Guest Christie Mellor joins Tessa for a fascinating conversation about... perspective.
I believe as I have grown wiser I have learned to embrace a new level of surrender to mother earth and nature. About Motherhood
Wild Monogamy - Like when you go to a play party and just play with your partner. Sex and Sensuality on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Let's Talk Money with Joe Soricelli and Jim Licata. The Open Nester Podcast. A truly helpful episode about your happy retirement.
Junie Moon works in the shadows. Or, rather, she helps us deal with shadows. Demons. Deal with the parts of our lives that require a 'reckoning.'
Life as Polyamorous Elders | An interview with author Kathy Labriola, Therapist. Kathy has great expertise working with older poly clients.
Becoming Beloveds with Kari and Steven Cardinale (S3 | E112). We have to recently married open nesters this week on the podcast.
Transparency & Micro-Bursts of Connections with Laura Silverstein (S3 | E111). The Open Nesters Podcast with Tessa & Amir.
What's Tik Tok Got To Do With It? Love, Relationships, Sex in a Rapidly Changing World. The Open Nesters Podcast.
How to Slow Down. Carl Honoré is a bestselling author, broadcaster and the voice of the Slow Movement The Open Nesters Podcast.
What is a "polysecure" relationship like? Jessica Fern, Tessa and Amir discuss all ends of the poly spectrum in this highly useful episode.
We bring our friendship series to a close with so so many resources for you. Books, articles, podcasts. The Open Nesters Podcast.
Magic and Mutuality with Jonathan Pillot. The Open Nesters Podcast Friendship Series. Season 3 | Episode 106.
The Friendship Series. I am so pleased to share this episode from "The Rose Woman Podcast" where I was a guest.
Men Take Down Your Armor with guest Carl Honoré. Let's honor our emotions and be all the better for it. The Open Nesters Podcast.
Pride and Community. Our first guest host, Yarel is joined on this panel discussion by Yndia Lorick-Wilmot, Jessica Filion, and Melvin Pullen.
We continue our deep exploration of friendship with author Shari Leid. Mutual Admiration & Bond on The Open Nesters Podcast.
We Knew Each Other When. How often have you had a chance to sit with your very very best life-long friends and discuss your friendship?
Spiritual Soulful Connections with three special guests: Lynnea Brinkerhoff, Esther Russell and Sara Levine. The Friendship Series.
Joyce Saltman is a Professor Emeritus of Special Education at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.
Big Day! In addition to marking my 61st birthday, this is the day that The Open Nesters launches a new initiative that will dominate our 2023.
Open Nesters Season 3. In 2023 we turn our gaze to friendships in all forms. From old to new, sexual or platonic... it is going to be fun!
We leaf through the categories that our podcasts fall under in this brief chat. And you can drill down by category too, in Season 2.
Part 2 of our conversation with Kenya and Carl about their amazing journey. Progressive Love this week on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Kenya and Carl: While they are a poly couple, the lessons they teach are applicable to us all. They have created something really special with their Progressive Love Academy.
Intuitive Living. C.c.elaine is such a delight and soulful and understands dreams and intuition through the hard times. So you should really enjoy this interview.
To show our gratitude and thanks to our listeners we wanted to highlight our best episodes from the past two seasons of The Open Nesters.
Who hasn’t heard the stereotypes about women of a "certain age?” We deal with that idea head-on with Vicki Larson. The Future is Female.
We named this episode "Goddess Wisdom" for a reason, for Madeleine Sklar is so wise about the ways of the world and polyamory.
We talk about Dan's divorce, his status as an Open Nester, and his work as a divorce coach. Deep self-discovery with Dan Sivils on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Dr. Ellen: psychologist, registered dietician, National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and Reiki master. The Midlife Whisperer.
Acts of Kindness. Mark Grashow started a non-profit later in life that has most likely reached over a million people in need across the world.
The Universe is Waiting for Your Order with Esther Jones-Alley (Season 2 | Episode 88). The Open Nesters Podcast.
Our sixth entry in our episodes related to Sensuality, Sexuality and Aging Month on The Open Nesters Podcast. This is Part 2 of our Panel Discussion.
A Wise Women Panel Part 1 (Season 2 | Episode 86). The Open Nesters Podcast honoring Sexuality, Sensuality and Aging Month.
Disability, Aging and Love Potion Number 9 (Season 2 | Episode 85). An interview with Dr. Mitchell Tepper on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Sensual Energy with Christine Marie Mason (Season 2 | Episode 84). We celebrate Sensuality, Sexuality and Health Month.
"Will you have sex with me?" This simple question turns Anne all "squiggly." If Dan says yes, she blushes with happiness.
Sexuality, Sensuality & Aging with Tessa and Amir (S2 | E82). "Um... is it hot in here?" The Open Nesters Podcast. Sexual Health Month.
Rituals, Adventure and Relationships with Sue Jaye Johnson and Joe Richman. The Pleasure Report on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Mobile, Unattached and Free with Casaundra & Chris (S2 | E80). The Open Nesters Podcast. Weekly. Make the most of your Act III.
What Are Your Anchors? What holds you back from grabbing the sure-to-be-satisfying thing that will make your Act III Fabulous? We discuss.
Our Bodies, Our Lives with Kimberley Dashiell. Aging can be managed. We can prepare for the effects of aging. This episode of The Open Nesters... can really help.
Poly Quad with Jahaira, Marvin, Michael & Monique (S2 | E77). Four people in one relationship. How. Does. That. Work?
Calling in Love Retreat: An event orchestrated by the Russell Family in Columbia. We go deeply into the world of these incredible people.
The Five Elements: Malaika was a mother, wife, business partner. And in one moment it all was taken from her.
Intimacy, Attachment, and Relationship Anarchy with Josh and Tammy. A return visit from the "Eroticize Your Jealousy" people.
Karen Bellone is an end-of-life doula. She has a great understanding of the fragility of life. A deep discussion on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Shift the Course. A father and son have an open conversation - right on the air - about their roles in their ever-changing relationship.
Giving Pleasure Full Permission with Chris and Charlotte (S2 | E71). Learning how to have the best sex of your life after the kids have left the house.
Deconstructing Motherhood & Divorce with Joy Rose. Building confidence and self love in Act III of your life. The Open Nesters Podcast.
Ever since our interview last year, we have tracked his progress on his simply marvelous travel podcast EVOLVING with Palle Bo.
The Radical and Magical Body & Spirit with Moira Cormack. From Scotland, we hear from an expert in Tantra on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Maria Leonard Olsen found herself living alone, on her own, at 50 years old... for the very first time. The Open Nesters Podcast.
Evolutionary Spirituality and Awe in Act III with Life Coach Josh Silver (S2 | E66). The Open Nesters Podcast.
Find great pleasure throughout your day. Soak it in. Be ready to accept the sensuality all around you. Meet Amanda Ananda, The Tantric Mama.
Mother Daughter Relationships can be so incredibly challenging. There is such a need to nurture this kind of relationship.
Biohacking Age with Michelle St Jane (S2 | E63). This week on the Open Nesters Podcast an interview with a woman devoted to wisdom transference to the next generation.
Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing. The Open Nesters Podcast.
Art in Act III and Beyond with Tom Radca (Season 2 | Episode 61). Ceramics anyone? Wow you with some incredible art on this week's episode of The Open Nesters Podcast.
The Humor in Aging, Sex and the Husband Equivalent with Joyce Saltman (Season 2 | Episode 60). The Open Nesters Podcast.
How lucky we are to have Angela Thurston on our show this week. You can reach Angela also at Erotic Blueprint Breakthrough Coaching.
Parent-Child Estrangement & How to Heal. An interview with Dr. Joshua Coleman.
Not Your Grandma's Monogamy. I have known Dr. Tammy Nelson for many years. It is a true pleasure to welcome her voice onto our podcast!
Jazz Up Your Aging. Suzanne Noble is a mom of adult children, seriel entrepreneur and founder of two fabulous companies that are devoted to helping seniors make the most of their Act III of life.
Our Loving Openness with Kitty, Tessa & Amir. We share much about our journey to an open relationship in this episode.
Make Love in the Unknown with Laurie Handlers and Michael Gibson. Celebrating Love and Sex Month on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Buckle Up and Strap On. This one is not for the kids. Reid Mihalco and Allison Moon, sex therapists, lead us to a sex-positive life.
Love in the Third Third of Act III. Meet Kit and Jeff, two people who found each other nearly 10 years ago. The Open Nesters Podcast.
Healing Our Intimacy Wounds. We are so fortunate to have Isha Vela with us this week. We cover some complicated ground in our chat.
Off the Grid Dad. Meet Cort Geraipy... truly one of the most interesting people you will ever encounter.
Reframing Relationships. Twists and Turns. The path that Sabrina and Seth have been on is somewhat mind-boggling.
Welcome to The Open Nesters Podcast Season Two. This week we interview Bill and Jude Thomas and discuss Cultivating Readiness.
We have learned so much from so many smart and forward-thinking people. The Open Nesters Podcast Season Two Coming Soon.
Tessa Turns 60. A lady who exhibits curiosity, courage and compassion at every turn. We do a little bit of introspection with Tessa.
Rock Your Erotic Boat with Pamela Madsen on The Open Nesters Podcast. This is for men and women who want to develop their sexuality mid-life.
Labeling and Unlabeling. Tessa and Amir interview Jonathan Pillot, founder of UnLabelMe. Meet an enlightened man this week on TON.
Transforming Grief and Pain Through Art and Spirituality. An interview with Tami Nora on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Paradoxical Power and Healing with the Dominatrix (Episode 43). An interview with Heather Hundhausen on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Dreaming of Open Nesting: Love and Plant Medicine in Act III. This week we meet Buck and Haven... two people on the verge.
The Anxiety Sisters on The Open Nesters Podcast. Meet Abs and Mags. They talk about dealing with, managing, and taking control of your anxiety.
Open Nesting 201 with Tessa and Amir. After 40 podcat episodes Tessa and Amir reflect on what Open Nesting means to them now.
Welcome to Episode 39 of The Open Nesters Podcast. Polyamory is only one of the many topics we discuss on this podcast. As you can imagine it is a polarizing topic. It is not for everyone.
Thank and Grow Rich. The Open Nesters Podcast Episode 38 with Pam Grout. Appreciate the world around you, there are marvels everywhere.
Change Your Noise and Get Curious with Effy Blue. People are curious by nature, but they very well may need a little help pursuing their curiosity. Enter Effy Blue and Curious Fox.
Look in the mirror and ask yourself, "Would I let a stranger live in my house for a few weeks?" If the answer is yes... Home Exchange.
WHO NAD? (Who Needs a Dog?). Yuval and De'Ana tell us about their relationship changes, business changes and new life in Act III.
The Book of Life with Esther Russell. This week we explore The Akashic Record with empath and entrepreneur Esther Russell.
Colleen Rosenblum and Bridget Biagi Garratt join Tessa in a lively chat about aging, an empty nest, menopause and Hot Flashes and Cool Topics.
This remarkable septuagenerian (age 78) is a picture of an Open Nester. Pat is a modern elder and is a member of the Modern Elder Academy.
Consensual, ethical non-monogamy - delivered in an app... and community. This is about David and Amanda and their lives and program called #open.
Divorce, Dating, and Dreaming with Ava and Dave. The Open Nesters Podcast Episode 30. Tessa interviews two fascinating divorcees.
Gloria Jackson-Nefertiti is a poet, public speaker, photographer, and former fundamentalist Christian and cult member. Intersectionality.
Camp Reinvention. What can you do with your life... right now? !! Wendy and Dana can help with that question. The Open Nesters Podcast.
Maggie originally was simply interested in real estate and while she was pursuing various opportunities in that area she came across this idea of co-living and began Cosy Quarters.
Is Ethical Non-Monogamy for You? You may be able to sort that out with this podcast featuring our guest, Sumati Sparks.
Bianca's husband of 21 years was diagnosed with prostate cancer five years go. This, of course, disrupted everything. Life went upside down.
Trevor Crow is a Certified Executive Coach, Author, Talk Show Host, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Are You Securely Attached?
If it feels right, why not? Meet Elicia and Doug from Core Emotional Healing. We have a marvelous conversation with this amazing couple from Costa Rica.
Jim has so much to share about how we connect with our partners. He is a highly accomplished author and thinker in the polyamory space.
Intuition, Kids and Heart intelligence with Julie Reisler. We are so pleased to welcome this inspirational lady to our podcast. So much to learn about parenting, self care, self love for you here.
We want to celebrate 20 episodes!! And we thought this unplugged show would be an opportune moment to share a bit about this journey.
The Bed Hoppers on The Open Nesters Podcast. Meet Mr. and Mrs. H. from the UK. They have a lot to say about swinging.
Barbara Carrellas is a remarkable woman who has achieved so much as an educator, sex life coach, workshop facilitator and lecturer. It was my [Tessa] pleasure to sit down for a long talk with Barbara for the Open Nesters Podcast.
Bolder and Older with Carl Honoré. The Open Nesters, Tessa and Amir, welcome a truly remarkable author and speaker.
Living Apart Together (LAT). The Open Nesters, Tessa and Amir, interview Vicki Larson about negotiating one's own space in a relationship.
Open for Business in Tuscany. Linda and George have created a beautiful life through their marvelous business, Cook in Tuscany.
Jealousy, compersion and how to handle a deep relationship. Kitty Chambliss from Loving without Boundaries is our guest on The Open Nesters.
I (Tessa) talk generations, ageism and sexual enjoyment for our older generation with the marvelous Ashton Applewhite.
Laura Campbell helps us look at the spiritual essence of our years after 50 when we have the time and space to be still for a while.
In Episode 11 we meet Jahaira and Marvin, who are swingers, who really never stopped swinging even when they became polyamorous. And we hear about Jahaira's "I want that" moment.
A self-confessed digital nomad, now living in Medellin, Columbia... living his digital travel advice. He is truly a radio vagabond who lives the life that he describes in his highly acclaimed The Radio Vagabond Travel Podcast.
Dr. Roz discusses the concept of "a second awakening," particularly after children have gone, noting that we have this urge to wake up, maybe a lot due to our biology... the "midlife crisis."
Amidst COVID these two open-minded adults found each other. And they found that polyamory could work for them both. Thea and Curt met in early March - just prior to COVID. And then quarantine. Phone calls. Video chats. "It was challenging, I didn't know if we had physical chemistry," noted Curt.
Tessa interviews yoga teach and life coach Joy Okoye. Joy is in the middle of a huge life change. She is in "the void." She is moving from mother to friend with her two teenagers. And she is asking questions of herself... "Who am I?"
Kink. Internet Intimacy. Zoom Threesomes. The Enchantress Shane and the Open Nesters explore the taboos that can accompany adults who go forth and Open Nest.
This week the Open Nesters get into it with Erika Obando. Erika is a self-professed "open nester."
Mental Physical Emotional Space. Tessa and Amir discuss their own space and touch upon open relationships. Advice from Trevor Mullineaux.
From ballroom dancing to... a spiritual practice, yoga, drumming, climbing, these three couples enlighten us to the many possibilities that arise with an open nest. And what about challenges with sobriety and the damage excessive alcohol can do to a relationship?
In the interview the Open and Gypsy Nesters cover a lot of ground. From jumping into a beat up (think $3,000 on ebay!) old motor home to "sailing the seven seas" on a modest sized boat the adventures abound.
In their premier episode, the original Open Nesters, Tessa & Amir, discuss the concept of Open vs. Empty Nest. We're so pleased to begin our journey with you on The Open Nesters Podcast.
Coming soon... and we mean it! January 28 we will share our first episode. But you don't have to wait all that time. Click the play button above to hear our teaser trailer.