Is Your Sex-Life Dutiful or Beautiful?
Sexual equality and taboos around sex for women
It’s podcast week (sssh, don’t tell anyone that it was actually last week) and in this episode, we talk about equality in sex and relationships with sex therapist Emma Waring.
The reality is we come to physical relationships with many different experiences that are informed by our families, our culture, and other experiences in life which may help or hinder either a dutiful or beautiful sex life. We talk about how to recognise a healthy relationship and explore some of the taboos around female pleasure.
We start by delving into the roots of cultural and religious writings that have informed a male superiority over the centuries, we discuss where women's shame around sex, nakedness and physical desire may come from, how we can recognise if our sexual script is skewed/damaged, and what we can do about it.
Once again, Emma is fantastic and gives us lots to think about. If you've not heard the first episode she did, Episode 94 'What is Good Sex?' is well worth a listen as well, and currently, is one of our most downloaded episodes.
NB trigger warning at 15 minutes where Emma describes the action of rape, it is no more than one minute long.
To get in touch with Emma Waring, here's her website
Emma's book is Seasons of Sex and Intimacy
She also mentioned Becoming Cliterate by Dr Laurie Mintz and Fairplay by Eve Rodsky
I hope you enjoy
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