ZAPoly Discussion Topic : Communication Skills Resources

What are your favourite communication skills resources?  A protocol for enhancing conversations especially when they are challenging.

Suzette Hadin Elgin’s Verbal Violence Octagon

Verbal self defense

And Gary Chapman's 5 love languages

And I've seen this strongly recommended, but its not free

So I did some searches on its key points:

and these seems like portions of the $9.95 download:

Polyamorous Geek Relationship Disclosure Form A little humour for a serious subject - getting to know potential sweeties. Intended to disclose important relationship information in a humorous way, getting things out into the open where they can be discussed without the longer period of awkwardness associated with the early phases of Relationship Guessing Game
Poly Relationship Questionnaire More tools for getting to know potential sweeties

Another Poly Relationship Questionnaire A set of questions to explore polyamory topics, fill it out and share. Poly relationship issues are explored

Reid Mihalko's Safer Sex Elevator Speech If someone asks what your safer-sex protocols are, can you answer in two minutes or less?

-- South African Polyamory

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