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.
Melissa experienced childhood sexual abuse and is dealing with its long-term impacts. She has a complicated pleasure response and is working on reframing how she views sex after abuse.
Brianna grew up in the Baptist church where she learned that sex was sinful, but she and her husband have recently begun exploring swinging. In part 2 of our conversation, Brianna shares how that exploration began and how their swinging activities have evolved over the last 6 months. We discuss jealousy, various degrees of partner swapping, emotional monogamy, and more!
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.
Diana had a traumatic birth with her older son, which led to a disconnection from her body and her pleasure. She was able to have a vaginal birth with her younger child, which helped reconnect her with her body and sexuality.