Self-Abuse vs Self-Love: A Thoughtful Discussion About Masturbation
In this NEW podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Dan Purcell of the Get Your Marriage On podcast (@getyourmarriageon) for a deep dive into the topic of masturbation. During the episode, Dr. Jennifer explores the reasons why there is so much anxiety surrounding masturbation and offers insight on what we can do to make decisions around our sexuality that are wise and make us stronger.
Reawakening Suppressed Sexuality || Room for Two Teaser!
Morgan knows sexual desire, but she has deliberately repressed those feelings for so long that she is struggling to get them back. When she was younger, Morgan had a healthy curiosity about sex but felt she had crossed a line by reading romantic literature. In an effort to restore a sense of worthiness, she changed course and tried to never look back. While Morgan now tries to be sexual with Harry, her heart just isn’t in it. She finds it more intuitive to accommodate Harry than to find and express her own eroticism after so many years of trying to snuff it out. In this episode of Room for Two, Dr. Finlayson-Fife explores how Morgan’s anxiety, perfectionism, and external moral reference have limited her capacity for intimacy, and what she can do to develop a healthier relationship to her sexuality as well as a more fulfilling intimate relationship with Harry.
LDS Female Sexuality - Part 1
In this 2012 interview, Dr. Finlayson-Fife is interviewed by Natasha Helfer of the Mormon Mental Health podcast to discuss her dissertation research on LDS women and sexuality.
Allowing Yourself to Fully Experience Being Human
The importance of intimacy in happiness. Perfectionism and its challenge to openness / intimacy. Understanding shame and guilt.
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