• What to Do When You Hate Sex - Podcast Transcript

    What to Do When You Hate Sex - Podcast Transcript

    We are, from birth, sensual creatures, but a lot of us feel like that’s a design flaw - like something’s wrong, as opposed to that being what it is to be human. How much can we really embrace that core sensuality, and how much do we shame it and try to get away from it?

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  • How to Strive for Excellence (and Still Be Human!) - Podcast Transcript

    How to Strive for Excellence (and Still Be Human!) - Podcast Transcript

    Jennifer Finlayson-Fife: I think one thing that’s really helpful is just understanding that this struggle with perfectionism is a very human struggle. It’s not like something’s broken in you. Part of growing into maturity is to have enough compassion for what it means to be human and for yourself in that imperfect process to stop beating yourself up for what we all are, which is flawed and worthy.

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  • "The Perils of Perfectionism" with Dr. Finlayson-Fife,  Podcast Transcript

    "The Perils of Perfectionism" with Dr. Finlayson-Fife, Podcast Transcript

    Dr. Finlayson-Fife speaks about the perils of Perfectionism with Monica Packer of the About Progress Podcast.  You can listen to this podcast episode here, and learn about About Progress Podcast here. Monica:  Many of you will know Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife as “The Mormon Sex Therapist.” Yes, she is indeed an incredible therapist who deals primarily with relational and sexual issues, but as Jennifer says her therapy focuses mostly on just being human and the challenges related to being human.  Turns out one of the largest developmental hurdles her clients often face is perfection...

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  • Is Trust Possible After Infidelity?

    Is Trust Possible After Infidelity?

    *This blogpost was created from the transcript of the recent Facebook Live video on the topic infidelity.  Today I'm going to be talking a bit about infidelity and deception in partnerships as well as what is required to re-establish trust with a spouse. Following any evidence of untrustworthiness in marriage, we usually hope to re-establish trust rather quickly because we don't like not being able to trust our partners.  We want to believe we are safe. We want to believe we understand the person we are with. So re-establishing trust becomes our focus and desire often but this focus may inter...

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  • Transcript of the Bold New Mom interview

    Transcript of the Bold New Mom interview

    The transcript of Dr. Finlayson-Fife and Jody Moore's Bold New Mom podcast recorded last fall.  Click on the PDF image to read: Listen to the podcast by clicking on the link below: http://www.finlayson-fife.com/podcast-archive/2019/11/26/womens-sexuality-desire-pornography-and-talking-to-our-kids-about-sex

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  • Sexuality and Singledom—Navigating with Clarity and Integrity

    Sexuality and Singledom—Navigating with Clarity and Integrity

    The text below was adapted from a presentation given by Dr. Finlayson-Fife at the "Of One Body" Singles Conference in New York City on May 16, 2015 To listen to the audio recording of this presentation click HERE. When I told a friend recently that I would be presenting in NYC on Singles and Sexuality, she smiled and asked “Is there any overlap between those two topics?  What on earth are you going to talk about?” Of course, what is comical about her question is that it exposes the deep-seated desire among us, especially among those of us who are married, to pretend that the sexuality of Sin...

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