Heartbreak, Sexual Liberation and Self Love with Lauren Leonardi

Episode Description

I was in my favorite mezcaleria in San Miguel de Allende recently when my friend said, ‘You need to meet my friend, Lauren. She wrote a book about Sex and love and your podcast is about sex and love. You two should do something together!’

And, the rest is herstory 😉

Lauren and I hit it off immediately. When she told me she wrote a book about the lovers she had soon after arriving in this gorgeous central Mexican town after breaking up with her former partner of 10+ years I was hooked. I had to learn more about this gorgeous, bold and brilliant woman and her stories of sex and love here in San Miguel!

Join author, lover and soul adventurer, Lauren Leonardi and I as we share about the journey of love, letting go, waking up to the loss of desires unfulfilled, the path to self love and choosing our sexual liberation in the face of it all on Episode 116 of Ignite Intimacy!!

Lauren Leonardi – BIO

Lauren Leonardi is a native New Yorker and writer, living between central Mexico and south Florida.

After years of corporate ladder-climbing, Lauren turned away from that world to pursue a life in the arts, and indeed to make her own life her medium. She’s earned her bread and butter as a freelance writer for the better part of the last decade while moonlighting as a taxi driver, shop girl, waitress, consultant; and as a caretaker for animals, children, and the elderly.

She suffered for years from debilitating depression, addiction, and unresolved trauma, and ultimately found peace through spiritual practice, deep authentic connection, alive partnership, and lots of lots of great sex.

Lauren is shopping her book, Just Say Me, which chronicles exactly one year to the day after the end of a long term relationship. Each chapter is devoted to one lover in that first year. The book is about the devastating grief of leaving someone you still love, and the powerful medicine sex can be in the healing of a broken heart.

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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 Dr. 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 … Continue reading