- Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist
- Body Image
- Desire Differences
- Faith Crisis
- Faith Transition
- Female Sexuality
- High Desire
- Lack of Attraction
- Lack of Desire
- Long Distance
- Loss/Lack of Desire
- Low Desire
- Male Sexuality
- Mixed-Faith Marriage
- Mixed-Faith Relationship
- Mixed-Orientation Marriage
- Painful/Uncomfortable Sex
- Room for Two
- Sense of Self
- Sexless Marriage
- Sexual Development
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Spiritual Development
- Talking to Kids
- Talking to Teens
Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins colleague Natasha Helfer to discuss Dr. Schnarch's teachings and legacy. They take up -Differentiation theory and Dr. David Schnarch's impact in the field of therapy. -Differentiation and how it's related to strong relationships and a solid sense of self. -How to better manage anxiety within your relationship and family. -Common relational and sexual challenges facing those who have grown up in a religiously conservative culture
In honor of David Schnarch, professional colleague Dr. Dave Jenkins, interviews Dr. Finlayson-Fife about -How she came to find Dr. Schnarch's work -Personal growth that has come from her experience as a therapist and coach. -The value of seeking for truth even when it's disorienting. -How her practice has been influenced by Dr. David Schnarch's life and work. -The importance of differentiation in human development and creating peace within oneself and healthy relationships
Talking to your kids about sex is a high anxiety experience for many parents! For LDS families with an LGBTQ child, it can be even more challenging. In this podcast episode, Allison from www.liftandlove.org and Jenie with Jenie Hunter Coaching talk with Dr. Finlayson-Fife about how to raise LGBTQ children and youth with a healthy sense of their sexuality and of their identity as a child of God.
In this podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife talks with Dan Purcell of the Get Your Marriage On podcast. They discuss... -The 3 stages of sexual development, and how to bring your marriage to the next level. -The importance of fostering erotic energy in your relationship. -How to go from having sex to deep connection through love-making.
In this episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife and Monica Tanner of the "On The Brighter Side" podcast talk about entrepreneurism and its impact on relationships. Jennifer and Monica discuss.. -Why it can be difficult to ask for support from a spouse when you have a meaningful ambition. -The challenges that entrepreneurs often confront in their intimate relationships, given the sacrifices and emotional demands of a creative endeavor. -How to maintain your sense of self in the midst of entrepreneurial demands along with the responsibilities of marriage, and parenting, and work. -How to address resentment that emerge in marriage productively.
In this conversation with Tony Overbay of the Virtual Couch podcast, Dr. Finlayson-Fife talks about living with a narcissistic spouse AND the frustrating pursuer-distancer dynamic common to many couples. Here are some of the specific things Dr. Finlayson-Fife addresses.... -How to function in a relationship when your spouse has narcissistic traits or tendencies. -Where you are vulnerable when living with or loving someone who won't self-confront or change. -How to make sense of and address the experience of feeling more invested than your spouse. -How to grow in your capacity for an open hearted relationship if you tend to stay arm's length. -Understanding attachment or relational styles (such as being “clingy”, or “walled off” in relationship) and how to grow into a more self-sustaining and relational position.
Jody Moore of the Better Than Happy Podcast interviews Dr. Finlayson-Fife on the topic of Spiritual Maturity. They discuss.. -The importance of spiritual maturity and how to achieve it. -How to live life more honestly and in line with your integrity. -The process of approaching obedience with wisdom. -The true meaning of modesty and how to teach it wisely. -How perfectionism is a counterfeit virtue, and what real goodness looks like. -What the fruits of spiritual maturity are.
Jennifer discusses the questions and findings of her research, looking at LDS women and the impact of a patriarchal religious structure on their peace with sexuality and sense of sexual agency. The third and final part of this conversation covers the following topics... -How to stand up for better in a sexless marriage -How to foster desire in marriage -Masturbation in marriage -Erotica and pornography
This 3-part interview was Jennifer's first-EVER (and one of her most-listened-to) podcasts! Jennifer discusses the questions and findings of her research, looking at LDS women and the impact of a patriarchal religious structure on their peace with sexuality and sense of sexual agency.
In her conversation with Felica Allen of "Find The Magic Podcast", Dr. Finlayson-Fife addresses -How women can find authentic pleasure in sexuality. -How to forge meaningful happiness. -How to take deeper responsibility for your life
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