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Episode 93: Justin Lehmiller: Sexual Fantasies Part 1


Dr. Justin Lehmiller joins Natasha on this episode of Mormon Sex Info. Dr. Lehmiller recently published his new book, “Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire” and discusses the book with Natasha. He discusses his book and how fantasies play into sexuality.


Dr. Justin Lehmiller is researcher, writer and public speaker about Sexual Health and sexuality.  He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Purdue University. He is a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Help You Improve Your Sex Life. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, having been honored three times with the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from Harvard University, where he taught for several years. He is also a prolific researcher and scholar who has published more than 40 pieces of academic writing to date, including a textbook entitled The Psychology of Human Sexuality (now in its second edition) that is used in college classrooms around the world. Dr. Lehmiller's research focuses on topics including casual sex, sexual fantasy, sexual health, and friends with benefits. His studies have appeared in all of the leading journals on human sexuality, including the Journal of Sex Research, Archives of Sexual Behavior, and The Journal of Sexual Medicine.


Dr. Lehmiller has run the popular blog Sex and Psychology since 2011, and it now receives several million page views per year. He has been interviewed by numerous media outlets.


You can find out more about him by going to his website: https://www.lehmiller.com/about-sex/



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 an online practice, Symmetry Solutions and writes at The Mormon Therapist for Patheos: Hosting the Conversation of Faith. She also hosts the popularpodcast, Mormon Mental Health and educational resource, Sex Talk with Natasha.