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  • Welcome to Room for Two!

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  • Head Over Heels: Tapping the Well of Unapologetic Eroticism [Jack and Jill - Part 4]

    Jack and Jill are making promising strides on their trek to creating a more collaborative and intimate marriage. At the encouragement of Dr. Finlayson-Fife, they have been focusing on their ability to self-regulate while in close connection by working through the Hugging Til’ Relaxed and Feeling While Touching exercises. These exercises have been revelatory for both – Jack more clearly seeing the impact of his anxiety and self-doubt on their sexual engagement, and Jill better understanding that it’s honesty, even when uncomfortable, that fuels her desire for Jack. In this episode of Room for Two, Dr. Finlayson-Fife talks with the couple about their experience working through the exercises, notes the significant progress they have made, and explores what continued progress in their sexual engagement will require – confidence, courage, and Jack embracing (rather than apologizing for) his attraction to and desire for Jill.

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  • Lightening the Load: Finding Freedom, Levity, and Ease Through Self-Regulation [Jack and Jill - Part 3]

    It’s no wonder that Jack and Jill feel a lot of anxiety about their sexual relationship, they have each learned from past experience that when you open up your heart and body to another, you risk getting hurt. Jack has managed this anxiety by trying to calculate and control. This strategy has served him well in the workplace but it has left Jill feeling like a problem to be solved and a box to be checked, not a person to be loved and invested in. While Jack and Jill have made substantive progress in their journey, they haven’t reached the summit yet. And, in this episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife helps the couple see how their anxiety and Jack’s need for control are keeping them stuck in a fraught and frustrating sexual dynamic. She explains that the path to more freedom, fulfillment, and fun in the sexual realm is to calm themselves down and shift their focus from control to the expression of genuine care for the other through their bodies.

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  • The Gift of Men's Sexuality [Q&A Discussion]

    During this Q&A discussion, Dr. Jennifer discusses the complexities of men's sexuality, particularly within the context of LDS cultural dynamics. The discussion, driven by questions submitted by our Facebook Group members, highlights the pressures and expectations men face, the importance of seeing men's sexuality as a positive force rather than a problematic one, and how couples can create real intimacy in their marriages.

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  • Help! I'm Not Attracted to My Spouse!

    In this NEW episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife takes questions from her Facebook Group members on the nuanced and delicate topic of loss of attraction in marriage. In the discussion, Dr. Finlayson-Fife discusses how habituation, boredom, and resentment can undermine attraction, and how gratitude, appreciation, and novelty can foster it.

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  • How Can I Claim My Sexuality?

    In this conversation, Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife joins Dr. Julie Hanks to discuss her dissertation research, the ways that church culture has shaped women's sexuality, and how women can create a healthier relationship with desire, embodiment, and sexuality.

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  • Parenting Neurodivergent Children

    In this NEW episode of Navigating the Spectrum, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Michelle Portlock to discuss her personal experience with parenting a neurodivergent child. The discussion covers the importance of compassion (for yourself, your spouse, your child, and your circumstances), and thoughts about how parents can work together to reduce anxiety / stress, improve communication, and foster a nurturing, supportive relationship with each other and their child(ren).

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  • Emotional Infidelity

    In this NEW episode, Dr. Finlayson-Finlayson-Fife uses questions from her Facebook Group members to drive an important discussion about emotional infidelity. During the conversation, Dr. Finlayson-Fife explains why emotional affairs are so compelling, the impact they have on relationships, and how those who have experienced emotional infidelity can navigate forward wisely.

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  • Teens and Screens

    In this NEW episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife discusses with Crystal (@theparenting coach) how parents can help their children navigate the complicated online world. She discusses the key to empowering teens to make wise decisions lies in facilitating our children’s self-authoring – of thinking about the lives they want to create and assessing whether their actions are in line with the person they hope to become.

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