Welcome to our Sex & Intimacy Library of episodes! We have a full series of episodes focused on Sex & Intimacy as well as episodes within season one. Check out our list below to see what we have talked about so far!
Season #1, Episode #7 – “Don’t Turn The Lights On”
Melanie and Seth pull the covers off of the private world of sex and intimacy with the amazing Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers of The Northwest Institute on Intimacy, and Dr. Corey Allan of Sexy Marriage Radio. Together they explore the ways that our flawed understanding of sexuality can negatively impact our intimate relationships and how changing the way that we understand and view our own bodies can produce great things for our marriage. Seth and Melanie also share what it was like to go on a 4-day intimacy retreat!
Season #1, Bonus Episode – “It’s Really Complicated”
Melanie explores why intimacy and sexuality are so hard to talk about with Dr. Less and Leslie Parrot of Seattle Pacific University, Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers of The Northwest Institute on Intimacy, and Dr. Corey Allan from Sexy Marriage Radio. She also walks through the healing process of past sexual abuse in marriage from several different view points. And talks with Dr. Tina about how we can view sexuality as a banquet instead of a bowl of cereal.
Sex & Intimacy Series, Episode #1: Stay In Your Body
Seth and I let y’all be a fly on the wall during our Sex Therapy Session with the amazing Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers. We talk about… how to get out of your own head when it comes to pleasure, tapping into your sensual self, spontaneous vs. responsive desire, how insecurity can stop connection and so much more!! To learn more about Dr. Tina’s work visit NWIOI.com, and be sure to check our her book Sex, God & The Conservative Church.
Q&A Rethinking Purity Culture
Seth and I answer your questions about Purity Culture, shame vs. guilt in our relationships, how to share your sexual past with a future partner and so much more! If you have a question for the podcast click here to send it in! And don’t forget to share the podcast with your community, your church and your friends!
Sex & Intimacy Series, Episode #2: Rewiring Our Brains For Healthy Sexuality
Seth and I continue our Sex Therapy Session with the amazing Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers! In this episode we talk about how to reclaim healthy sexuality, how past rejection can shut couples off sexually, talking about sex with your spouse in a new and constructive way, what we teach our children about sexuality with our silence and SO MUCH MORE! To learn more about Dr. Tina or to find Certified Sex Therapist near you visit nwioi.com.
Q&A Low Sex Drive & Pornography
Seth and I answer your questions about low sex drive, loss of desire for your partner, grieving the loss of trust in your marriage and how to reframe a negative situation to get positive results. If you have a question that you would like us to answer on the show send it in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sex & Intimacy Series , Episode #3: Your Relationship Can’t Live Ignored
Seth and I continue our Sex Therapy Session with Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers but this week we step back and let her wisdom take center stage! We talk about the impact of not seeing positive examples of relationships in the media and in culture, the importance of nurturing our marriages and making them a priority, self acceptance in marriage, and so much more. To learn more about Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers and her amazing work head over to http://www.tinaschermersellers.com. http://www.thankgodforsex.org
AND check out her book Sex, God & The Conservative Church
Q&A Self Pleasure Without Pornography and Mindful Masturbation
In today’s Listener Questions Episode Seth and I answer a single question about pornography as well as the topics of mindful masturbation, creating a healthy idea of our sexuality as individuals and in marriage and so much more! You won’t want to miss this one… and you also WON’T want to listen with kids around!!
Sex & Intimacy Series, Episode #4: Trust Your Body
In our final Sex Therapy Session with the AMAZING Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers we talk about why people are afraid to go to therapy, listening to and trusting your heart and body, why churches in the U.S. have stick figure depictions of Adam and Eve and a TON more!! If you would like to learn more about Dr. Tina and her work head on over to http://www.tinaschermersellers.com, http://www.thankgodforsex.org/, or http://www.nwioi.com/ you can also find her book Sex, God & The Conservative Church wherever books are sold. And please rate and review the podcast by heading over to iTunes.
E.38 – One Extrodinary Marriage
Seth and I called up Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo of One Extraordinary Marriage Podcast and had a BLAST talking about everything from quickies to scheduling sex, and we promise that y’all are going to love their wisdom, insight and HUMOR!! Check them out at http://www.oneextraordinarymarriage.com And if you haven’t already rated the Anatomy Of Marriage podcast in iTunes please head on over and rate the show, this really helps people to find us!
Sex & Intimacy Series, Episode #5: Dr. Snyder, Love Worth Making
Seth and I called up Dr. Stephen Snyder, a Sex and Relationship Therapist in Manhattan and the author of, Love Worth Making; How to Have Ridiculously Great Sex in a Long-Lasting Relationship. We talked about all sorts of amazing things like Sexual Differentiation, Verbal Intimacy, Inter-abled Relationships, Sex Knots, Neurological differences and SO MUCH MORE! Check out Dr. Snyder’s wonderful book HERE and learn more about his work by visiting loveworthmaking.com If you are enjoying the Anatomy Of Marriage Podcast PLEASE rate and review our show and share it with your friends!
Q&A Vibrators, Premarital Sex, Honeymoon Sex, and Oral Sex
In this Listener Questions Episode, Seth and I tackle lots of really big topics that range from the use of vibrators in marriage to better ways of modeling healthy and balanced sexuality in your home and for your children. You won’t want to miss it!
E.41 SexyMarriage Radio: Roundtable Discussion, Worst & Best Marriage Advice
Seth and I sit down with Dr. Corey Allan and his wife Pam of Sexy Marriage Radio, as well as Caleb and Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele from the Marriage Podcast For Smart People, to talk about the best and worst marriage advice that we have received over the years. We also talk debunk the ‘happy wife, happy life’ myth, talk about snowplow parenting, teamwork, and SO MUCH MORE! Learn more about Pam and Dr. Corey Allan by visiting their website http://www.simplemarriage.net and be sure to subscribe to their podcast, Sexy Marriage Radio, on iTunes. You can find out more about Caleb and Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele by visiting www.onlyyouforever.com and listening to the Marriage Podcast For Smart People. And PLEASE don’t forget to rate and review our show on iTunes!!
Episode 42, Sex & Intimacy Series:
Q&A Night Of Pleasure, Being A High Desire Wife, & Finding Your Path To Connection
On Today’s Listener Questions Episode Seth and I answer y’alls questions about how to create your very own Night Of Pleasure (N.O.P), why undressing in front of your husband can sometimes feel objectifying (well, to me anyway), and what to do if you are a high desire wife. We also talk about how we have changed during the Sex & Intimacy Series! To learn more about Dr. Tina’s Passion For Life Couples Intimacy Retreats head to nwioi.com/retreats/ seriously… DO IT!!!!! Also, please consider supporting our show financially by visiting http://www.patreon.com/anatomyofmarriage today! When you help us, we can help you! And if you can’t donate financially please help us out by sharing our show with friends and family and rating and reviewing our show on iTunes.
Episode 43, Sex Therapy With Deb Thomas, Part One
Seth and I sit down with the wonderful Deb Thomas, a Marriage and Family Therapist who also specializes in Sexuality and Family Systems. Deb helps us understand our bodies, why sex is like Thanksgiving Dinner, and how sexuality is impacted by mind, body emotions and spirit. We think that y’all are really going to love what Deb has to say! And if you are enjoying the podcast please don’t forget to give us a rating and a review on iTunes, that helps other couples and individuals find us!
Episode 44, Sex Therapy With Deb Thomas, Part Two
Seth and I continue our Sex Therapy conversation with the wonderful Deb Thomas, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in Sex Therapy and Family Systems. Today we talk about creating a Yes, No, Maybe list for Intimacy, childbirth and intimacy, family “naptime”, coping with an empty nest and SO MUCH MORE, enjoy! Don’t forget to rate and review our show on iTunes, this helps new listeners find the show!
Episode 45, Sex Therapy With Deb Thomas, Part Three
Seth and I conclude our conversation with the wonderful Deb Thomas, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in Sexuality and Family Systems. A few of the things that we cover include Menopause, Testosterone, changes that come with an empty nest, lube, Intimacy Retreats and SO MUCH MORE! Check out Deb’s Blog Post, ‘Help For Wives in Sexual Dispar(ity)’ HERE! And…please rate and review our show on iTunes, 400 here we come!!!!