About

Your weekly dose of relationship and sex talk. Hosted by Kristen Thomas, a Certified Sex Coach living in the Midwest, who takes a look at love, lust, and everything in between. You'll hear personal stories from her and her guests about steamy sex, broken hearts, BDSM, community activism, finding love, and so much more. Listener discretion advised (18+). Original theme song and production by MKoussa Cover art by Fuller Creative, LLC Open the Doors Coaching, LLC logo by Dazium Design Studio.


  • Ep. 131 - Exploring queerness outside of sexuality with Katie M
    Katie M is a panromantic, non-binary asexual person who explains what that all means while exploring topics like dating, Pride, and ACE Icons.
  • Ep. 130 - The Queen of KC Burlesque Kyra Lyn "Petite Syrah"
    Queen of KC Burlesque Petite Syrah joins Kristen to discuss dancing, rhinestones, yoga and bisexuality.
  • Ep. 129 - Gays In Toyland with Stan from Leather Masters
    Stan has one of the largest sex toy collections my friend had ever seen, which lead to our introduction. I found out from our interview that Leather Master is coming back thanks to Stan, a 30 year kink and leather practitioner.
  • Ep. 128 - Burning love with Mark Athens
    Fireplayer Sir Mark Athens is fully immersed in the lifestyle of leather, kink, and consensual non-monogamy.
  • Ep. 127 - Celebrating Masturbation Month with Kinkaid McMinn, CSC
    Celebrate the start of National Masturbation Month with Certified Sex Coaches Kristen and Kinkaid
  • Ep. 126 - Trans enough with Tanith K.
    Tanith and Kristen give a thumbs down to the TERFs and gender critical cult online. What is "trans enough"?
  • Ep. 125 - When parents neglect their partnership
    Kristen discusses why and how parents can maintain their connection after kids enter the picture.
  • Ep. 124 - Hookup culture with Dr Aditi Paul
    Dr Aditi Paul took a look at what college students are up to with her book The Current Collegiate Hookup Culture: Dating Apps, Hookup Scripts, and Sexual Outcomes.
  • Ep. 123 - Transgender pelvic floor health with Dr Laura Meihofer, DPT
    Dr Laura Meihofer DPT and Kristen discussed pelvic floor wellness for people who are transgender and intersex.
  • Ep. 122 - The Art of Sex Coaching with Dr Patti Britton
    Dr Patti and Kristen discuss pleasure, current events, and being modern freedom fighters.
  • Ep. 121 - Cum and get your sponge with Awkward Essentials Founder Frances Tang
    Awkward Essentials Founder Frances Tang explain how their DripStick came to fame. Kristen is a raving fan, user of the product, and ambassador for AE.
  • Ep. 120 - How to have Sizzling Sex For Life with Michael Castleman
    Author Michael Castleman joins Kristen to discuss Sizzling Sex For Life and what he's learned on his journey as sexual health and wellness journalist.
  • Ep. 119 - STI Re-education with Jenelle Marie Pierce
    Kristen and Jenelle Marie Pierce of The STI Project discuss disclosure, dating, and learning to thrive with an STI.
  • Ep. 118 - Period poverty and the pink tax with Strawberry Week Founder Micheala Miller
    Strawberry Week founder Micheala Miller told Kristen about the work she's doing to increase access to period products in libraries, schools, and more in the area. Menstrual products shouldn't be taxed as a luxury product!
  • Ep. 117 - Making dildos with Twisted Mountain
    Twisted Mountain toys are made in Kansas City, and of course Kristen wanted to know how one becomes a sex toy maker.
  • Ep. 116 - Plan Your Pause with Shalese Clay
    Shalese Clay manages programs in Kansas City to support infant and maternal health. The Plan Your Pause campaign teaches strategies for moms and families to produce better health end economic outcomes, especially in the black and BIPOC communities.
  • Ep. 115 - The Dignified Hedonist with Sarah Martin
    Sarah Martin shares with Kristen how she helps men overcome extreme ideologies and find a more balanced approach to sex and dating as a dignified hedonist.
  • Ep. 114 - Don't resolve to punish yourself with Cassie Willnauer, LPC
    Cassie Willnauer and Kristen discuss NY resolutions, sex, bodies & purity culture, and how to answer your kids questions about it all.
  • Ep. 113 - Rotten Foods with Jared Horman
    Artist Jared Horman visited with Kristen about his murals, Stonewall Sports, and his unique and sensual Rotten Foods.
  • Ep. 112 - Toys for Cocks with Kincaid McMinn
    Kincain and Kristen run down the best sex toys for penis owners, why No Fap November is no good, and bad dating advice you should stop listening to.