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 (no matter what stage of life they are in).

Listen to the full episode to learn more about:

* The importance of agency and self-definition in sexual relationships

* Characteristics of fulfilling sexual relationships

* Balancing personal desires with cultural expectations

*The relationship between agency and desire

* Encouraging self-definition in our children

* The effects of childhood sexual abuse on adult sexuality

If you would like to learn more about these topics, consider enrolling in Dr. Finlayson-Fife's Art of Desire course for women!

You can watch the video of this conversation HERE.

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