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.
Shasta is a 45-year-old, cis-gender woman who describes herself as Canadian First Nation/Cree, heterosexual, monogamous, and married to her husband who she has been with for 20 years. Major themes include balance of power in heterosexual relationships, bedroom boredom in long-term relationship, and working to heal childhood issues as an adult.