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episode 36: Reclaiming Desire After Assault - Julie Peters


Julie explains the steps to recovering desire, passion, and pleasure after her sexual assault.  Discuss how being catcalled and sexualized at age 11 informed her value in society, sexual harassment in the workplace, struggles with anorexia and a complex relationship with food, desire vs craving, being sexually assaulted by a trusted friend and how she learned to recovery through mindfulness, therapy, and yoga.  Paul and Julie discuss societal issues like the MeToo movement, toxic masculinity, incels, patriarchy stereotypes, and how the media portrays sexuality.  Her book is called "Want: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault" Julie's website is www.jcpeters.ca . I'll put the interview up on the front page. The Amazon link for the book is here: https://www.amazon.com/Want-Recovering-Desire-Sexual-Assault/dp/1633539644 or https://amzn.to/2UTKAO5 if you want a shorter one.  Support Our Sponsors!  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18.  This episode is sponsored by the Calm app.  For 25% off a premium subscription go to www.Calm.com/mental This episode is sponsored by Parcast's new podcast Horoscope Today!.  Find it wherever you listen to podcasts This episodes is sponsored by the RISK! podcast.  Find it at www.Risk-Show.com or wherever you listen to podcasts.    WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST ______________________ Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review.  It costs nothing. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mental-illness-happy-hour/id427377900?mt=2 ————————————————————————— Spread the word via social media.   It costs nothing. Our website is www.mentalpod.com our FB is www.Facebook.com/mentalpod and our Twitter and Instagram are both @Mentalpod  -------------------------------------------------------- Become a much-needed Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod    Become a one-time or monthly donor via Paypal  or Zelle (make payment to mentalpod@gmail.com) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Try Our Sponsor’s Products/Services ---------------------------------------------------


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 2019-09-06  1h53m