Episode 54: Interview on "His Porn, Her Pain"

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Marty Klein in regards to his latest publication, His Porn, Her Pain: Confronting America's Porn Panic with Honest Talk About Sex. Dr. Klein will be presenting at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Sex & Intimacy Summit in Salt Lake City, September 22-23. They discuss some of the societal and relational challenges that have taken place since the advent of broadband internet, and how we are often having the wrong conversations. Instead of focusing on important discussions in regards to our sexuality, our fears, our intimacy needs/wants, etc., we keep the focus on "porn panic" rhetoric, which is subject to many myths and misinformation. This has significant implications not only for couples and individuals, but for how we parent and educate our teens. The importance of being willing to challenge our biases around meanings and assumptions we make about pornography and be open to expert research & facts, is paramount in being able to move into healthier sexual narratives and relationships.

Resources Mentioned During the Podcast:
His Porn, Her Pain: Confronting America's Porn Panic with Honest Talk About Sex
Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex--and How to Get It

Thank you to Jeff Meyers for the intro and Peter & Mary Danzig of Otter Creek Duo for the concluding bumper music. 


Natasha Helfer Parker runs a private online practice, Symmetry Solutions and writes at The Mormon Therapist for Patheos: Hosting the Conversation of Faith.  She also hosts the popular podcast, Mormon Mental Health.


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