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Dying For Sex

Wondery

When Molly's diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. She shares the funniest and most touching details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. As they peel back the layers, we learn that Molly isn’t just grappling with breast cancer: she's also dealing with some trauma from her past. Along the journey, the friends explore bigger themes that affect us all -- like healing, forgiveness and what do we do with the time we have left. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, sex and love, and overcoming adversity. Hosted by Nikki Boyer.

When Molly's diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. She shares the funniest and most touching details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. As they peel back the layers, we learn that Molly isn’t just grappling with breast cancer: she's also dealing with some trauma from her past. Along the journey, the friends explore bigger themes that affect us all -- like healing, forgiveness and what do we do with the time we have left. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, sex and love, and overcoming adversity. Hosted by Nikki Boyer.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Wondery

Description:

When Molly's diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. She shares the funniest and most touching details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. As they peel back the layers, we learn that Molly isn’t just grappling with breast cancer: she's also dealing with some trauma from her past. Along the journey, the friends explore bigger themes that affect us all -- like healing, forgiveness and what do we do with the time we have left. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, sex and love, and overcoming adversity. Hosted by Nikki Boyer.

Language:

English


Episodes

Wondery Presents: Imagined Life

4/6/2020
In these challenging times there are pivotal moments that can lead to learning and growth. On each episode of Imagined Life from Wondery you’ll step into the shoes of someone who has faced great adversity, overcome the odds and ultimately created a positive impact on our world. In this immersive journey you’ll be given clues, but only at the last minute will you find out who YOU are. If you're wondering what it would be like to be a legendary musician, a successful entrepreneur or a stunning...

Duration:00:06:46

Love in the age of social distancing: Nikki wants to hear from you

3/25/2020
Dying for Sex Listeners, we are exploring how we are all adjusting to dating and living together during this wild world of social distancing. We want to hear stories about how you are adapting to dating while living in a society of social distancing. Are you using apps, video chatting, or trying to figure out how to spend 24/7 living with the same person? We want all your stories and you can share them with us by calling and leaving a voicemail or by sending us an audio message via text to...

Duration:00:10:01

Interview with Host Nikki Boyer | 7

3/18/2020
Liz Dolan (host of Satellite Sisters and Safe for Work) interviews host Nikki Boyer about the making of Dying for Sex. They discuss how the podcast came about, listener response, Nikki’s journey, and Molly’s legacy and impact. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Support us by supporting our sponsors! Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy...

Duration:00:48:29

Becoming Whole | 6

3/11/2020
In the final episode, Molly and Nikki record from the hospital as Molly recovers from an emergency procedure. Molly’s determined to finish her book, and has an epiphany about where this journey is taking her. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Support us by supporting our sponsors! Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter. OMGyes - Go...

Duration:00:49:00

The Love Letter | 5

3/4/2020
Molly has a passionate encounter between the hospital sheets and Nikki has questions about it. And Molly begins writing a memoir that explores a secret from her past. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, reach out for help. In the U.S., you can contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE...

Duration:00:48:05

Coming Clean | 4

2/26/2020
Molly has been open to many new experiences with men, but there’s a secret she hasn’t shared with any of them: her illness. She decides to come out publicly as a “cancer thriver” by walking the runway at New York’s Fashion Week. Nikki and her mom come out to support her, but going home is sometimes more difficult than it seems. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Support us by...

Duration:00:54:24

A Walk On The Wild Side | 3

2/18/2020
As Molly and Nikki continue to grapple with Molly's health issues, Molly's appetite for sexual adventure escalates. She explores the world of fetishes and discovers her inner kink — everything from foot worship to “ballbusting.” How far is she willing to go? For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Listen to Dying for Sex and much more ad-free on Wondery+. Start your free trial now...

Duration:00:41:19

Adventures in Dating | 2

2/12/2020
Molly is ready to start dating in the real world. She’s balancing a life of extremes: harsh cancer treatments one moment, meeting with a new guy the next. Her first dates feel surprisingly like high school — including making out in the back seat of a car with “Toyota Guy.” And Nikki and Molly want to know what he thought about it. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Listen to...

Duration:00:48:06

Happy Endings | 1

2/12/2020
Molly and Nikki are best friends, and they can laugh about anything — even cancer. They call it “gallows humor.” When Molly receives her diagnosis, she begins her sexual exploration by learning how to take a different kind of “selfie.” And she lets a massage go all the way. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Listen to Dying for Sex ad-free on Wondery+. Start your free week...

Duration:00:42:06

Introducing: Dying For Sex

1/17/2020
When host Nikki Boyer’s best friend Molly is diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold. She leaves an unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to feel alive. Over this six-part miniseries, Molly shares the details of her hilarious escapades in a story about friendship, death, and what you do with the time you have left. Premiering February 12th 2020

Duration:00:02:20