North Jersey Poly Potluck

  • March 23, 2014 · 4:30 PM
  • Private House

Welcome to the North Jersey Poly Potluck! 
Poly Friendly people gathering together to share food and community in Northern New Jersey.

"Relationships thrive when they are supported in a community that holds them sacred." Lisa, Event Host

What to expect: Poly friendly gathering for all ages, genders and relationship descriptions. 
This is a relaxed, casual event for experienced Poly's, newbies, curious, sexuality positive and open minded people. Anyone who enjoys community, transparent communication and intimacy is welcome to attend.

This is come as you are space. Share what is true for you now; relate with each other, ourselves and grow a community, cultivate relationship skills and to have some light hearted fun!

For the potluck, bring your favorite dish or dessert, enough for yourself and to share with 6 people. Include ingredients written on index cards for people with food allergies. This is an alcohol free event. Soft drinks will be provided by the host.

The event is Poly Family Friendly, kids are welcome and must be supervised by the adults who bring them.*

This Poly Family Friendly event will be held at a private home in Bergen County (NJ). (About 20 minutes drive from the George Washington Bridge) Exact address will be emailed to people who RSVP YES with their contact information or via Meetup.com. 
Include the number of Adults and Ages of Children in the RSVP.

Order of Events::

4:30 to 5:00 PM:: Informal Introductions; Eat and Socialize 

5:00 to 5:15 PM:: Ice Breakers

5:15 to 6:30 PM:: Facilitated Discussion: The Art of Relating: Poly in a Mono Society:

6:30 to 6:45 PM:: Announcements

6:45 to 7:30 PM:: More Informal Socializing; 
Clean up and Good-Byes 'Til Next Time

Contact Lisa at [masked] for information.

Who are the Event Hosts?

Lisa Sandhusen

Lisa Sandhusen is a Conscious Parenting Peer Educator, Post Partum Doula, Peaceful Birth Advocate, Poly Activist, Transformational Coach, Sexuality and Relationship Educator and Bellydancer. She brings her 15 years of experience as a Parent of two active children who have put her through the paces of 'parenting differently'. 
Her warm and casual presentation style is comfortable and puts everyone at instant ease. Her natural and intuitive leadership inspires truly meaningful conversations that enable people to explore the depth of their emotions in a light and playful atmosphere. 
Contact Lisa for Conscious Conception Coaching, Post Partum Doula Services and/or Personal Coaching at [masked] or call[masked] (mobile)

*Teens and children are "at choice" to sit with the adults in the discussion group as long as they agree to the rules of the circle. Anyone of any age who becomes disruptive or disrespects boundaries will be asked to leave the discussion circle. Contact Lisa at [masked] for information.

 

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  • Alpha T.

    Several people (Vadim and Vince specifically) have registered just recently - please check your email for the directions and instructions.
    If anybody HAVE NOT received an address, please send me an email [masked] and I will send you details.
    Looking forward to seeing everybody later today!
    -alex

    1 · March 23, 2014

  • Lewis

    Sorry, something came up last-minute. Hope to meet everyone next month.

    March 22, 2014

  • Lisa Repasky S.

    Those of you that RSVPd YES - look in your email for the address and location logistics.
    See you on Sunday!

    March 21, 2014

  • Chelle

    Hey Lisa, Sorry I won't be able to attend this one. I have other obligations. Have a good time all. See you in April.

    March 18, 2014

  • JandM0602

    Hey Lisa,

    It was awesome to meet you at PC in the city last week. We can't make it to this one due to our vacation but will attend the next;- )

    1 · March 17, 2014

  • Sheela

    I wish I could go but my roommate is moving out and I have to show the room all weekend. :( Unless I find the perfect person on Fri or Sat.

    1 · March 17, 2014

  • John S.

    We'll miss the meeting this time. See you next month!

    1 · March 17, 2014

  • shulamit

    I would really like to come. I hope u are not too far. I live in Rockland county, NY.

    1 · March 9, 2014

    • Dov

      Hello Irene,
      My name is Dov, I'm from Rockland County too and I will be attending this gathering. I would be honored to give you a ride if you.d like.
      Let's chat.

      March 9, 2014

    • Lisa Repasky S.

      @DOV - Thanks for being the first to respond.

      Offering & Requesting Ride Shares is encouraged.
      Kindly Remember to do the details of logistics off-line.

      March 9, 2014

  • Lisa Repasky S.

    The Art of Relating: Poly in a Mono Culture.

    The March discussion will be an opportunity to explore the dance of living Poly in a culture that assumes Monogamy as the norm.

    March 8, 2014

  • Charlotte

    Won't be able to make it on March 23, I'll be away. Lance & the kid will most likely attend again.

    1 · March 2, 2014

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