Partner Desirability and High/Low Desire Dynamics

In this podcast episode with Tony Overbay, Dr. Finlayson-Fife discusses what to do if you no longer find your partner physically attractive, as well as how to communicate in a relationship where one partner has a high desire for intimacy and one has a low desire. She also engages in a discussion about how to deal with deception within a relationship (ex. pornography or infidelity). Also, find out what men do that Dr. Finlayson-Fife says will result in them being “toast!”

Listen by clicking the link below:

http://www.tonyoverbay.com/2019/03/22/episode-117-sexuality-counselor-dr-jennifer-finlayson-fife-on-partner-desirability-hi-low-desire-relationships/

Rome Italy Couple's Retreat Recap!

On her first international retreat, Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife and 14 couples tour Italy, sight-seeing, exploring, and live instructing from Dr. Finlayson-Fife's acclaimed courses for couples.

Our first international couples' retreat was phenomenal! With Dr. Finlayson-Fife's daily instruction in her acclaimed couples' courses, 14 couples toured through Italy, discovering the beauty of the country and its history, as well as the beauty in their own relationships. Plans for a similar trip are in the making for a couples' retreat through France in Spring 2020.

About Progress Podcast - Why You Need to Know Who You Are (& How)

Jennifer's back with another interview with Monica with About Progress podcast, one of our site’s most listened to interviews series related to perfectionism with Dr. Finlayson-Fife and Monica). This time Monica interviews Jennifer addressing the importance of self-development (developing our gifts and capacities) to forge a stronger sense of self. Listen in to hear why knowing who you are and developing who you are is vital for growth and happiness, and how to start working on developing yourself through this knowledge.

Listen to it on the About Progress website below:

https://aboutprogress.com/finlayson-fife-know-who-you-are/

"Let's Talk About Sex" : Blog post on LDS Women and Desire. By Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

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" ... As much as many marriages have modernized in the church and function in more egalitarian ways relative to a generation ago, I am still struck by how much the dynamic of inequality persists in many LDS marriages. While immaturity in marriage and the challenges to selfhood that marriage evokes are not problems specific to Mormons, the institutionalized support for glorified under-functioning in women is indeed a Mormon cultural problem. We need to stop acting like real strength in women undermines marriages and mothering. We need to stop embracing impotence in women as a kind of goodness, much in the way that we regard children as good—innocent, powerless, and harmless. We strip women of their strength and autonomy in the gender narrative and then ask men to take care of them. This may create an ethic of dependency and deference in women, and therefore potentially less overt conflict in marriages. However it does not, in my experience, create strong people, strong families, or passionate, stable marriages."  -- Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

Read more here :  http://rationalfaiths.com/lets-talk-sex/

And listen to the interview there or through the player below.