Good girls don't, bad girls do? Guess again! Good girls talk about sex. In fact, good girls want to enjoy sex too! This episode is all about sexual freedom a topic near and dear to our guest's heart. For Leah Carey spent 42 years mired in shame, laying on her back during intercourse, staring up at the proverbial ceiling waiting for it to be over. She didn't know she could ask for what she wanted so she endured what she didn't want.
In this episode, you'll feel like you're at the table sipping wine with girlfriends Leah and Suzette as they have a candid conversation about:
- stigmas surrounding enjoying sex and why they should be removed
- the difference between a sexual communication coach, sex therapist and sex coach
- things we don't want to admit to ourselves about our sexual desires
- the limited and sometimes disingenuous information we've been fed about what normal sex looks like
...and much more
Things that made us go hmmm
“For me, sex, it was never about my pleasure. It was about fulfilling my partner's needs.”
“Oh, so what you're saying is that you can be a good girl and enjoy having sex?”
“How much energy do you end up expending by trying to cover up this really essential part of you?”
"I hear from women and men there is some fear around looking at the places in their sex lives that don't work."
“For a very long time, the reason I didn't know how to communicate what I wanted was because I wasn't in touch with my body. You don't know what makes you feel good.”
“And then you're afraid if you show you are having that good a time, the guy will go, 'Wait a minute. She's loose'."
“How do you ask for what you want without offending your man?”
- Season Two of Good Girls Talk About Sex
- Leah Carey Official Website
- Leah Carey's YouTube Series
- Yes, No, Maybe Checklist (free download for podcast listeners)
Leah Carey is a sexual communication coach who helps women learn to communicate about sex so they can get what they really want in the bedroom - rather than just accepting (tolerating) what they're given. She is the creator and host of the podcast "Good Girls Talk About Sex." Spending most of her life being a VERY good girl, sexual freedom is a subject that is deeply personal to Leah for most of the sex she had was either boring or painful. But she endured it because she wanted the cuddling that happened after. She is now passionate about breaking the silence, fear and shame around women's sexuality and pleasure and redefining what it means to be a "good girl."
You are enough to have sex and to enjoy sex. No stigma's. No shame. You were created to have sexual pleasure and to enjoy the having.
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