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Curious and Curiouser Podcast


Dec 12, 2017

Get ready, folks. This week on Curious & Curiouser, Tracey and Cayly are talking all about pornography.

 

Is it ok to enjoy pornography? How does pornography impact relationships? Is watching pornography cheating?

 

This conversation addresses all of these questions and more. It’s a lively discussion about a rather taboo topic. Tracey and Cayly sincerely hope you enjoy it.

 

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Highlights from this episode:

 

- Demonizing the sex industry and the impact this has

- The role of shame and secrecy in how we express and explore our sexuality

- Is masturbation cheating? Is watching porn cheating?

- The role of insecurity and the need to talk about this openly with your partner

- Do your own your partner’s sexuality?

- Are partnered sex and masturbation fulfilling the same desire?

- Is erotic fiction different from pornographic videos?

- Tracey’s experience of reading Fifty Shades of Grey

- Pornography and jealousy

- How engaging with porn too much can impede your ability to get aroused with another person

- The problem with the ubiquity of pornography in today’s world

- Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski (https://www.amazon.com/Come-You-Are-Surprising-Transform/dp/1476762090)

- What Tracey said to her 14 year-old son about pornography and masturbation

- Cayly’s memory of getting shamed for touching herself as a young girl

- Hot tip:  Masturbation is great for insomnia

- The importance of talking to girls about masturbation

- When do masturbation and pornography become problematic in a relationship?

- Can pornography enhance a relationship?

- Erika Lust (https://erikalust.com)

- Dan Savage and Hump Festival (https://humpfilmfest.boldtypetickets.com/events/47071546/hump-film-festival-2017-portland); Tracey’s experience going to the event this year

- Our feelings about strip clubs and sex clubs, etc.

- The double standard around male strip clubs

- Dear Sugars on Porn:  Parts 1 and 2

- Wack:  Addicted to Internet Porn by Noah B.E. Church (https://www.amazon.com/Wack-Addicted-Internet-Noah-Church/dp/0692216219)

- And more!