Justina and Kenji continue their talk with Ray, Rae, and Lei. Ray talks about how his father’s absence made him strive to be a better man to his children. Rae talks about when she came out to her family and why she was hesitant about it. Lei tells us about her pressure, setting an example for her younger siblings.
Justina and Kenji talk to a beautiful throuple whose names sound like notes in a solfeggio, Ray, Rae, and Lei. Ray and Rae are a married couple who met after Ray got out of a messy relationship; Rae had a child at a young age and only wanted a casual hook-up. Still, they caught feelings for each other and dedicated themselves to building their relationship in the lifestyle.
Justina and Kenji talk to Duane Allen, Director of Colorado Center of Alternative Lifestyles (COCAL); Duane is a retired, disabled veteran and a self-described “hedonist.” He has participated in alternative lifestyle communities for the last two decades. Duane tells us how he got curious about kink from when he saw Hellraiser the first time and when a friend dared him to go to a stranger’s house for a naughty engagement.
Episode 54: We’re The Ones We’ve Been Looking For – Self-Love, Tantric Practices, and Healing Trauma with Shadow Work
Justina and Kenji speak to the insightful “Pleasure Priestess,” Erin Berry. She is a certified Love, Sex, and Relationship Coach that holds regular online coaching for people all across the globe—helping people discover their deeply held trauma so that they can heal from it.
Justina and Kenji talk to Brenden and Danielle about their exploration into the Lifestyle. Brenden came from a traditional Christian family where those rules suffocated him to the point he needed to escape. Danielle was the black sheep of her family and refused to be shaped by her family. They both discovered their paths to the Lifestyle through trial and error. Listen more to find out how.
Justina and Kenji welcome onto the show Yvenne and Genesis. Both girls have gone through tremendous hurdles throughout their childhoods. Yvenne had been dealing with her gender identity since high school and the aggravation that comes from that. Genesis grew up in a broken family that revolved around staunch catholic values and denial.
Justina and Kenji welcome onto the show Chanel Bee. Chanel is a content creator, web designer, and marketeer. She tells us about her upbringing, early relationships, and how they shaped how she wanted to be treated later in life. Find out why Chanel is the exception to the rule of never entering the lifestyle as a way to fix your relationship.
Justina and Kenji welcome an extraordinary guest, Ken, and Danyell, the owners and operators of Summit House Parties. They talk about how they first started running a Bead and Breakfast and throwing house parties and how vindictive and envious people in the lifestyle community attempted to shut down Ken and Danyell’s parties.
Justina and Kenji welcome Nathan Travis onto the show. He is a part of a seven-person polycule and will be appearing in the Netflix show “Sacred Spaces,” involving him and his polycule. Nathan tells us about his early days in polyamory, while he made every mistake he could. In doing so, he cultivated enough wisdom to teach those curious about polyamory and guide them.