The HSP Podcast with Julie Bjelland

High Sensitivity and Sexuality with Sarah Mathews

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Unique challenges and benefits of being a highly sensitive person when it comes to sex and sexuality. Additional information on relationship styles, sexual identity, and sexual preferences. Sarah shares,  "It is ok to be the HSP you are with the sexual preferences that you have!" Some of what we discussed during this episode: High Sensation Seeking HSPs Tantra Sex Importance of self-compassion, self-acceptance, and self-love development  Advocating for your needs and communicating about your needs Living authentically sexually Coming out later, I share my story Polyamory The spectrum of Sexuality and Gender  Tips for tired moms We shared our stories of evolving sexually And more! Sarah is a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing in Minneapolis Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Psychology, Relationship Studies, and Communication and obtained a Masters degree at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California. She has been in the mental health field since 2001 and feels passionate about accepting and being with clients as they are while serving as a support person to help them navigate their highly sensitive trait, relationships, and sexuality. Sarah is also an HSP and when she isn't in the therapy office you may find her at an alternative healing or dance class, spending alone time in nature, or taking an afternoon to let her creativity fly! Discussed in Episode: Conscious Girlfriend: Resource for Women Coming Out Later  Join further discussions and live events in our Sensitive Empowerment Community Julie Bjelland is a Psychotherapist, host of The HSP Podcast, and Founder of the Sensitive Empowerment Community, whose mission is to create a paradigm shift where sensitivity is embraced, valued, and honored. Get a free guide to calm your brain, a letter to give your medical and mental health practitioners about high sensitivity, and take the Sensitivity Quiz at ❤️🌈❤️ (she/her) --- Send in a voice message:

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Empowering highly sensitive people. Sharing all the ways you are needed and valuable in the world. As a sensitivity expert, psychotherapist, and founder of the online Sensitive Empowerment community, my mission is to help you reduce the challenges of having a sensitive nervous system so you can access the many gifts of this trait and thrive to your fullest potential. Explore all episodes and learn more at Take the free Sensitivity Quiz, my free HSP Masterclasses, and explore all my HSP resources at or