Episode 27 - Wendy Maltz: Healing our Sexuality
What is "healthy" sex? Chip interviews Wendy Maltz, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, and certified sex therapist with more than 25 years of clinical experience. Wendy is the author of The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse, coauthor of Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women's Sexual Fantasies, editor of two poetry anthologies which celebrate healthy sexual intimacy: Passionate Hearts: The Poetry of Sexual Love and Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure.
Wendy and Chip talk about the distinction between unhealthy and healthy sex by exploring the differences between obligation and choice, shame and self-esteem, power and empowerment, having sex and making authentic love. Wendy is eloquent as she describes the path from sexual abuse survivor to having a fulfilling sex life. And don't miss Wendy's terrifically heart-centered exercise.