Mel had trouble being faithful. She has chosen ethical non-monogamy as a way to meet her variety of relational and physical attractions and needs.
Timari wanted to share her history with abortion because it hadn’t been addressed much on the show yet. Along the way, we also talk about being raised in the Mormon church, being in an abusive marriage and cheating, and her sex life with her current husband.
Lisa grew up as an elite-level gymnast, so she had a heightened awareness of her body in the world from an early age. Her first marriage was with a good man who she had no sexual chemistry with, and she ended up having many affairs. Today she is in a monogamous long-distance relationship where they are exploring new fantasies and finding lots of ways to keep the sex alive between visits!
Aimee is a 37-year-old, cis-gender woman who describes herself as white, straight, and married. Although Aimee considers herself monogamous, she has recently begun an affair with another man that her husband does not know about. We talk about this extensively in the second half of the episode. Major themes include: infidelity and seeking sex outside the marriage, lack of sexual communication, erectile dysfunction