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.
Yonit has plenty of sex, all of it good – why does this feel like such an unusual story?
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.
Charlotte experienced sexual violation at the hands of the yoga guru she followed. Today, after fleeing that community with her husband and having two kids, she is divorced and exploring what comes next.
Cindy, a married mother of one, looks for support around having sex for connection while also trying to conceive another baby.