couples

Life Without Climax

How might you feel inside a life without climax?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) along with Shaun (he/his/him) shares her life without climax and the trauma and pain of feeling like she didn’t belong. She talks about the impact on her sense of self, and they talk about the impacts it had on their relationship.

She Comes First and Last

What if you could disrupt the choreography of how you have sex?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (he/his/him) explore breaking the heteronormative choreography of “he comes first and sex is done” during their most recent sex practice. They also talk about integrating in their multiogasmic identities and how they got here.

Being Multiorgasmic and Sacred Self-Pleasure

Would you like to be a multiorgasmic couple?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (he/his/him) explore being multiorgasmic while delving into the differences between climax and orgasm. They discuss self-pleasure and what makes it sacred and necessary for epic sex.

P is for Polyfidelity

What word or words embody your relationship?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (he/his/him) explore the term polyfidelity to describe their ideal relationship structure. They discuss Daniela’s girlfriend and the literal definition of ménage à trois. 

Taking Responsibility for Your Relationship

Do you show up to do the emotional work to meet the needs of your relationship?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (he/his/him) explore what it takes to do the work individually and together as they co-create their dynamic relationship. They discuss the magnetism and weight of authentically sharing their non-dominant relationship style and structure with others.

Co-Creating A Dynamic Relationship

Does the container of your relationship meet your needs and heal your wounds?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (he/his/him) discuss the co-creation of their dynamic relationship structure. They explore definitions, expressions and situations that impact their sex, love, and relationship.

Slow Foreplay and Sharing Sexual Energy

Does your sexual energy need to be shared?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (he/his/him) share the slow, delicious foreplay of dressing and undressing one another and watching one another strut. They explore sexting etiquette, dick pics, and consensual interactions.

Attraction Outside of Your Relationship

Is it okay to experience attraction outside of your relationship?

Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (he/his/him) talk about what happens when they experience desire and arousal when looking at other people outside of their relationship. They discuss how social conditioning and religion impact judgment and shame when it comes to being attracted to someone other than your partner.

Shadows of a Third

What elements overshadow your ability to be present to your relationship?

Daniela (prefers she/her/hers pronouns) and Shaun (prefers he/his/him pronouns) talk about recent blocks they’ve experienced to intimacy, connection, and sex. When family time, trauma, and work overshadow time and energy for their relationship, Daniela and Shaun go easy on themselves.

Who Are We? How We Identify and Sexual Expressions

How does how you identify affect your sex, love, and relationships?

In this premiere episode of The Epic Couple's Journey, Daniela (pronouns she/her/hers) and Shaun (pronouns he/his/him) share various aspects of their identity to center how they approach their relationship as well as how they experience sex, love, safety, and belonging.

How Did You Two Meet?

How do you feel while you tell someone about how you and your partner met? 

Daniela and Shaun each share how they met as they explore how and why counselors and therapists use the question “How did you two meet?” as an indicator of the strength of the relationship. 

When Your Partner’s Emotions Trigger You

How do you feel when your partner shares deep emotions with you?

Daniela and Shaun share the hard transition from expressing emotions and holding space to reconnection in their relationship. Once you learn how to avoid fixing your partner, telling them they're wrong, or talking about yourself, progressing out of holding space can be difficult...especially if one or both of you is or has been triggered.

Shifting From #MeToo to #EnthusiasticYes In Your Relationship

How has the #MeToo Movement affected your relationship?

Daniela and Shaun talk about sex, shame, and power and how #MeToo affects long term relationships. While developing a spectrum ranging from Harvey Weinstein to Aziz Anzari, listen as they discuss needing to evolve past the idea of consent around sex.

To Plan or Not To Plan

Does planning your time together make you feel calm or caged in?

Daniela and Shaun explore their upcoming kid-free vacation and how to prepare (or not) and connect (or not) over plans for how to spend their time. From setting intentions and expectations to letting things be and flow as they are, listen as they share their thoughts and feelings around having the trip be a certain way.

Drained Partners, Non-Existent Relationship

Daniela and Shaun share their experiences around being drained and depleted after a family trip that left no room for their relationship. They explore how to save energy and how to generate energy at the end of the day for your relationship when you’ve given everything to work and kids. Listen as they discuss taking time for self and making your relationship a priority.