Ignite Intimacy Podcast

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A podcast diving deep into the realms of INTIMACY, Romantic Relationships, SEXUALITY, and the plethora of issues, aha’s, TABOOS, Fantasies, and psychological impacts and many layers of these topics including: redefining our relationship to Intimacy; JEALOUSY; Infidelity; the secret sauce to Long-Term Fulfilling Relationships; OPEN Relationships; Polyamory; Physical, Psychic, & Spiritual Attachments; MONOGAMY; Self-Pleasuring; the Freedom that comes with Transparency; Honesty vs. Dishonesty; the long term impact of KEEPING SECRETS; Communication; DESIRE; Chasing vs. Attracting – and more!

We will be featuring special guests, experts, and everyday people who’ve got stories to tell and opinions to share about Love, Romance, Intimacy, and Sexuality. The point is to get this conversation out there in a much bigger way. This is not a typical ‘interview’ style program – it’s an ongoing conversation. My guests and I will go back and forth and roll with the energy and topics as they present themselves.

 

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Latest Episode

11 :: Busting Stripper Myths & Redefining Sexuality with Susan Bremer O’Neill

Episode Description:

Have you ever wondered about the life of a professional stripper? And how women get into this profession?

Do you think sex workers are all sex fiends or druggies?

There are A LOT of myths floating around out there about sex workers that my guest Susan Bremer O’Neill and I bust up and clarify on Episode 11 of Ignite Intimacy.

Join Susan as I as we dive into the topics of women’s sexuality, self image, empowerment and what it was like for Susan to go from being a professional engineer to a stripper who now supports women to redefine our relationship to sexuality in order to accept and love ourselves as we are!

Susan Bremer O’Neill – BIO

cropped-susan-bremer-oneillSusan Bremer O’Neill, author, speaker, coach, and Self Appeal® Founder took an unusual path to self-love and respect. Today her interactive, motivational classes and programs empower women worldwide to love their body so they stop people-pleasing and comparing themselves to others, eliminate perfectionism and stop obsessing about appearance, and transform their current relationship or find smart romance in a new one.

Susan has been interviewed in San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose newspapers, television and radio, been featured on FOX news and published in Men’s Health Magazine.  She’s spoken at Universities, and the National Organization of Women. In 2004 Susan produced the woman-empowering DVD, Striptease for Real Women, and in 2014 she published the story of her own journey, From Sex Appeal to Self Appeal: One Woman’s Journey to Recover Her Body, Her Sexuality Her Self.

Check her out at:

http://www.selfappeal.com

http://www.susanbremeroneill.com

If you are currently being abused or forced into sex work against your will, or know someone who is, you can call the National Sexual Assault hotline: 1-800-656-4673

Or the National Domestic Abuse hotline: 1−800−799−7233

10 :: Ethical Porn for Dicks & other HOT topics with Dr. David Ley

 Episode Description:

Join the one and only fire starter Dr. David Ley and I as we discuss pornography, the power of negotiation and consent, sex addiction and more on this powerful episode numero 10 on Ignite Intimacy!

I’ve got to admit… this was by far one of my FAVORITE podcast episodes to record so far. This is seriously good… really fucking good.

Join me and the one and only fire starter, rebel, courageous sexpert and warrior Dr. David Ley as we literally traverse the realms of pornography, the power of bringing negotiation into the bedroom, consent, shame and sexual healing, sex education and the release of David’s newest book: Ethical Porn for Dicks (it’s sold out so you better go order one NOW!! Links below…) and ohhh sooo much more!!!

This guy is the real deal..

We’re hot to TROT on Episode 10 of Ignite Intimacy!!

Dr. David Ley – BIO

dley2016-3Dr. David Ley is a clinical psychologist and sex therapist in practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Ley has been treating sexuality issues throughout his career. He has published several books and articles on sexuality issues, ranging from female sexuality, LGBT mental health issues, cuckolding, and is most well known as the leading international expert on why sex addiction is not a real thing.

His new book Ethical Porn for Dicks, A Man’s Guide to Responsible Viewing Pleasure is the first book intended to empower men who use pornography, to push back against the modern onslaught of porn panic and fear-based sex shaming.

Click HERE to order your copy of Ethical Porn for Dicks 

All of David’s Books can be found by clicking here

-Ethical Porn for Dicks

-The Myth of Sex Addiction

-Insatiable Wives

Read more from Dr. Ley on Psychology Today at:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/david-j-ley-phd

Follow on Twitter @drdavidley

 

9 :: Diving Deep into Pleasure with Lindsay Miller

Episode Description:

Lindsay Miller is a deeply authentic, creative and courageous woman on a mission to share her journey from breakdown to breakthrough by consciously cultivating more pleasure in her day to day life and business.

In episode 9 of Ignite Intimacy Lindsay and I dive deep into a transparent and vulnerable conversation about discovering where our power actually lies when our identity is stripped away, what’s possible when we choose pleasure first and allow ourselves as women to move from the masculine way of ‘pushing’ through life to a more divinely feminine way of inviting more pleasure as we explore and experience a life truly worth living!

Lindsay Miller – BIO

Lindsay A. Miller is a highly sought after photographer.lm3 She creates wild visual brands for her
clients that allow them to stand out and be seen authentically for who they truly are. She works with entrepreneurs who are ready to be Wildly Visible. After a successful career as an award -winning photojournalist, Lindsay has now created a life and business of her dreams. Based in Oakland California, Lindsay does work all over the worl
d from Paris to Bali, New York and Miami.

Behind all of Lindsay’s work is an understanding that having your photo taken is about being seen. It’s about being raw and real, it’s about being authentic. “I want a photo shoot to change you forever. I want to know what stands in the way of you being seen. If I were to dig deep, I want to know what it is I’ll find, and move forward from that point.”

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Lindsay has recently used her photography to express and photograph her self in new and deeper ways, allowing her to use her sexuality, her femininity and all of her emotions to express who she is. In the process she is unleashing a new level of creating for her clients.

Go to wildyvisible.com to connect with Lindsay and to experience more of her work.

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about

I have always been fascinated by the world of relational experiences. Wondering what makes two people come together, break apart, stay single, attract many suitors and long term relationships, or none at all, what makes some venture into the world of polyamory, while others were born into a culture and society where polygamy is common and if not a choice, something they learn to live with. I’ve been meditating on these topics for quite some time now when in January 2016 an energy larger than me began pulling me forward to explore all of these topics (and more) in an interactive and audio based conversation I could share with the public. Coming off of my first ever 6 month ‘man-pause’ (not menopause…. a MAN pause) I figured it was the perfect time to launch the Ignite Intimacy podcast!

What I believe to be true based on my experiences and conversations with others is that is that we as a collective society are not having enough transparent conversations about these topics, issues and desires. By bringing this conversation to a larger audience, with the intention to create more transparency and dialogue around these topics, there is a profound evolution that can (and will) occur. I know that our world will be a better place when more of us choose to stop living within the framework of a ‘lie’ and live in alignment with who we truly are at the core. I look forward to seeing a world where more of us choose to live ‘out’ about who we are as relational, intimate and sexual creatures, than ‘in’ where many choose to hide behind the guise of what is acceptable by society’s or our community’s standards. I have a feeling that when we can level the playing field and realize that most likely every human being has been impacted in some way shape or form by some aspect of this conversation, even if by a twinge of jealousy, that our world, and our relationships will benefit tremendously. 

DISCLAIMER

This podcast is for informational purposes only. Nothing in the podcast constitutes medical or other professional advice. Guests of this podcast express their own opinions, experiences, and conclusions. Their beliefs and views may not reflect our own. Ignite Intimacy deals with adult subject matter that may offend or trigger some listeners. Listener discretion is advised. This podcast is available for private, non-commercial use only. You may not edit, modify, or redistribute this podcast. Ignite Intimacy assumes no liability for any of your activities in connection with this podcast or for your use of this podcast in connection with your website, computer, or playback device.