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.
Hope is trapped in a sexually repressive, emotionally abusive marriage shaped by the patriarchal traditions and relationship culture of her country of origin.
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.
After having a baby, a mom is feeling alone in the process of re-learning her body. Leah explains why it’s more than okay to seek support, and how that can generate its own kind of healing.
Lynn shares her trauma history, and then opens up on a deep and detailed level about hiring a sex worker to save her marriage.