The Secrets to A More Satisfying Sex Life with Dr. Emily Nagoski
By Amanda Testa, Sex, Love and Relationship Coach
In this week’s podcast, I’m thrilled to be talking with one of my sex ed superhero’s Emily Nagoski. Listen in as we dive into the keys to understanding the complex nature of women’s desire and pleasure. We jam on responsive desire and how that affects us as women, the contexts that make great sex, why sex isn’t a “drive”and what that means for our sex lives, how stress and burnout affects sex and what do to about it, how to sustain strong sexual relationships over the long haul, understanding our brains “brakes” vs. “accelerators” and how to reduce the “brakes” so you can enjoy sex more fully, body image and overcoming “bikini industrial complex”, tips on communicating your needs during sex, and much more. I mean, there’s literally a gold mine of goodness and belly laughs in this episode, don’t miss it! Emily is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller, Come As You Are: the surprising new science that will transform your sex life. She began her work as a sex educator at the University of Delaware, where volunteered as a peer sex educator while she studied psychology with minors in cognitive science and philosophy. She went on to earn a M.S. in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Health Behavior, both from Indiana University, with clinical and research training at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. After eight years working at Smith College, Emily is now working on her second book, about women's overall wellbeing. It's called Burnout. You can find out more about emily and her work here: https://www.emilynagoski.com. You can Preorder her new book BURNOUT here:https://www.amazon.com/Burnout-Secret-Unlocking-Stress-Cycle/dp/198481706X.