Karin talks about living and loving with cerebral palsy. She is frank about planning, logistics, and how things like choice and vulnerability show up differently for her than for able-bodied people.
Chandra grew up in the 7th Day Adventist church, which she equates to a cult. She faults the church for neither acknowledging nor teaching that consent exists for women.
Gina grew up as a hot babe, the kind we’d all be jealous of. It took a long journey of sexual acting out and questionable marriages for her to realize that she was both groomed to be this way, and it’s a trauma response to early assaults.
Danielle is a therapist who admits to not always being as self-aware as she presents. Her earliest sexual experiences were non-consensual. She found healing within a happy marriage, then suffered a miscarriage with its own series of impacts.
Christine inhabits a sexual landscape that includes orgies, bondage, non-monogamy, skilled play partners, and sex-positive parties. Also: dissociation and OCD impact her ability to orgasm.
Vin married young and enjoys a positive and openly communicative sexual relationship with her husband. She talks about their explorations in erotica, kink, anal play, toys, plugs, and taboo porn, all in a curvy body.
Natalie talks about how binge and purge eating behaviors have affected her experience of sex and her body. She also traded sex for lodging when she didn’t have steady housing.
Donya started getting sexual attention very young because her body developed early. After having a child and settling into the closest thing to commitment outside of marriage, she received a breast cancer diagnosis.
Hope is trapped in a sexually repressive, emotionally abusive marriage shaped by the patriarchal traditions and relationship culture of her country of origin.
Leah answers a listener’s questions about whether she has a porn addiction, and why she can’t orgasm with her husband.