‘Mormon Land’: ‘Soft swinging,’ monogamous intimacy and LDS sexuality

Latter-day Saint therapist discusses the recent Mormon Moms TikTok phenomenon and how members and the faith can better approach sex.

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A woman who has been part of the Mormon Moms TikTok network, known as “MomTok,” recently told her millions of followers that she was getting divorced. The reason? She said she and her husband had participated in what she called “soft swinging.”

Though unverified, the video went viral and has been reported widely — and salaciously — on social media. Many questions remain about the story, but whether true or not, it does shine a light on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its teachings about sexuality in marriage.

On this week’s show, Jennifer Finlayson-Fife, a licensed therapist in Chicago who specializes in working with Latter-day Saint couples on sexuality and relationship issues, discusses those issues and more.

Latter-day Saint therapist Jennifer Finlayson-Fife.

Listen here.

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