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Oh my goodness, where to start about this week’s episode?! We’re talking with the effervescent and endlessly riveting Jessa Zimmerman who you may remember her from episode . Well, she’s just dropped her AMAZING new book for couples who have a good relationship but are avoiding sex called Sex without stress; a couple’s guide to overcoming disappointment, avoidance, and pressure.” Jessa shares a snapshot of her 9 step process with us.
- 1:23 – Let’s learn about Jessa
- 3:08 – Why this book?
- 5:28 – The catalyst of grief and the two sides of sex
- 8:46 – Excuses, excuses, excuses.
- 11:29 – Let’s talk about sex baby.
- 13:20 – The traps of desire discrepancy
- 16:50 – The butterflies
- 17:25 – Enjoy the ride 😉
- 20:02 – Being right here
- 22:14 – The alchemy of “No.”
- 24:47 – BE A LITTLE SELFISH!
- 28:47 – Advanced eroticism
- 31:53 – Taking pleasure personally
- 33:57 – Exploration, play, and gentle acceptance in the bedroom.
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Meet Jessa Zimmerman
Jessa Zimmerman is a licensed sex therapist and couples’ counselor. She specializes in helping couples who have a good relationship but who are avoiding sex because it’s become stressful, negative, disappointing, or pressured.
She educates, coaches, and supports people as they go through her 9-phase experiential process that allows them real world practice in changing their relationship and their sex life.
She does this work through in person therapy in her office in Seattle, online therapy for Washington residents, her Better Sex podcast, and her new book: “Sex without stress; a couple’s guide to overcoming disappointment, avoidance, and pressure.”
Meet Tamara Powell
Tamara Powell, LMHC is a licensed therapist, university psychology instructor, and soul mentor for non-conformists. She is also a reiki master teacher known for integrating science and mysticism.
With specializations designed to quell existential angst and provoke the highest potential in each individual to achieve their true soul purpose, Tamara is passionate about holding sacred space for misfits and mystics.
If you’re interested in working with her, you can learn more about her services here.
Sound Editing provided by Pete Bailey: http://petebailey.net/audio/