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.
Jordan is a young mother of young children; she’s also a doula, and therefore all up in bodies and their business. She is passionate in her work and home about open and aware sexual dialogue, consent, communication, and support.
Tee is unhappily married, and unhappy with her sex life—like so many people. Also like too many, she experiences the lingering impacts of sexual assault. She’s doing the work of setting boundaries, trying to provide a good example for her kids, and is still hoping someday she’ll find a communicative and loving partner.
Stephanie shares how childhood shame led to an eating disorder, which had a profound affect on her ability to relate with her sexuality and her sexual partners.
Debbie was formed by experiences of both pleasure and pain. She was blessed with good early relationships, but also is a survivor of the epidemic of sexual abuse in elite women’s sport. Her faith in herself helped her choose to heal.