Sometimes conventional needs have to be met through unconventional means. Heidi found that making a committed relationship work with her partner and best friend required another friend could provide more consistent and fulfilling sex.
Leah sits down with her good friend Danielle of the Marriage & Martinis podcast to talk about her own relationship.
When a dancer goes from embodying the feminine ideal to challenging it, beauty and gender standards are thrown into beautiful disarray.
Deidre has endured a lifetime of sexual assault, complicated by undiagnosed Borderline Personality Disorder
Sex is hard enough to figure out without also having to wrangle with your gender. Stevie was raised as a little girl, but that never quite fit. They’ve covered a lot of ground to find clarity. They’re now happily married, while still exploring what they actually like in their body and who they want to be in their relationship.
When culture tells you that women are sexy, but the church says same-sex attraction isn’t allowed, you might try to screw yourself straight. Mia shares how she went from stealing liquid courage-fueled girl-kisses to trying to prove herself straight to building lasting love with one of those kissed girls.
Samara and Caleb have the STARS talk. After 10 months of serious dating, they still uncover several things that surprise them and will help them up-level their sex life.
While a stutter may seem like an impediment to clear communication, Mia says it helped her identify a perfect partner. She talks about how an early experience of being “the other woman” continues to affect her feelings about relationships. Then, she and Leah discuss how to navigate changing bodies, waning attraction, and mismatched libidos.
People typically talk about an absence of sex as something gone wrong, followed by an array of advice to spice up, fix, rekindle, reboot, top down, bottoms up, laugh, cry, and eventually achieve perfect sex. But what if your life feels pretty perfect without it?
Talk about coming full circle: when your friends-with-benefits from age 12 comes back around to become your life partner and make your deepest taboo fantasies come true.