Brenda grew up in a “sex silent” household and transitioned right into purity culture. For a naturally highly sexual person, this spelled dysfunction and disaster.
Tammy grew up in a strict Jewish home. It shaped her early experiences around sex and marriage, and led her into situations that were unhealthy and downright dangerous.
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.
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.
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.