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176. The Pleasure Principle: Dr. Alexandra on Cultivating Passion and Wholeness in Relationships with Tilly Storm

The Intimate Marriage Podcast, with Intimacy Coach Alexandra Stockwell, MD

Release Date: 05/01/2024

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In this episode of the Intimate Marriage podcast, Alexandra Stockwell, MD and Tilly Storm, focus on the pleasure principle as they explore ways to foster passionate relationships and venture into new dimensions of erotic intimacy. Tilly has extensive expertise in women’s sexuality and guides couples to renew the spark and access more pleasure in their intimate lives. The two of them discuss "wholeness" as an essential ingredient for pleasure, ways to foster pleasure-positive attitudes in children, and marital challenges such as sexual incompatibility and how to talk about it. 

 

Also in this episode: 

  • Normalizing the conversation around pleasure with children contributes to a healthier understanding of sexuality as they mature.

  • Couples often experience a "turn on mismatch," which should be navigated by learning and understanding one another’s erotic blueprints.

  • Guided sex experiences are a safe, exploratory space for couples to reignite their sexual connection and learn new ways to engage with each other.

 

About Tilly Storm:

When not at home in Hollywood, FL, Tilly loves traveling the world with her 2 teenage boys for the next hot surf spot, and going on personal growth and development retreats with her life partner, Chris. Tilly's been studying women’s bodies and sexuality for over 20 years, first as a pre-med biochemistry major and aspiring OB/GYN, then as a doula and midwife apprentice, and now as a somatic sex coach since 2017. After 350,000+ downloads on her podcast - The Multiorgasmic Millionaire, being voted one of the top 20 sex coaches in the world, and working with hundreds of paying clients, she's learned a lot about what it takes to help high-achieving women integrate things like lack of desire, shame, guilt, fear, and numbness and help them feel amazing in their body and sexuality.

 

Listen to my past episode discussing the Erotic Blueprints in detail:

https://www.alexandrastockwell.com/sensual-vs-sexual-exploring-the-mysteries-of-erotic-power-through...

 

Tilly's Erotic Explorations book club: https://www.tillystorm.com/book-club

 

Learn more about Tilly's 5 Days to Epic Pleasure & Passion free mini-course: https://www.tillystorm.com/5daytraining

 

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https://www.alexandrastockwell.com/book

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This Podcast Is Produced, Engineered & Edited By:  Simplified Impact